Cataract Surgery in Mumbai
The most common surgery performed at Eye Solutions is a cataract surgery in Mumbai. Its also known as Motibindu operation in Hindi. Our team of cataract surgeons at our many locations are some of the best cataract surgeons in Mumbai. For this reason we are considered as one of the best cataract surgery hospitals in Mumbai. Cataract surgery is also known as ‘Phacoemulsification’ or ‘Phaco surgery’. Interstingly, some of the more common questions our patients ask us are ‘ How much time will the cataract surgery take’ and ‘ is the cataract surgery painful’. More on that later.
It may be of value to you to read some other information about cataracts and what happens at a cataract consultation if you don’t already know. If you want to specifically know about more cataract surgery in Mumbai read on.
WHAT HAPPENS IN A PHACO SURGERY?
A cataract, as you know is the whitening of the natural lens of the eye. This lens is responsible for us being able to see for far and near in our younger days. In cataract surgery, cataract surgeons remove the natural lens from the eye and replace it with an artificial lens. There are a few ways one can remove the lens from the eye. Please read on to know more. There are many artificial lens options that your cataract surgeons can use for you.
WHAT ARE THE VARIOUS TECHNIQUES OF SURGERY AND WHAT IS ‘PHACO SURGERY’?
The next step is inserting the lens inside the eye. Most lenses are foldable lenses. These foldale lenses can fold on themselves, so they can go inside the eye through a small incision. Once inside the eye this lens unfolds and opens up inside the ‘bag’.
After this, the inside of the eye, which was full of some jelly that your cataract surgeon had used is also removed.
WHAT ARE THE TYPES OF CATARACT SURGERIES IN MUMBAI?
Recently, another technique has also become available known as ‘Femto cataract surgery’. Performing a cataract surgery by this technique has two stages to it. In the first stage, the patient lies down and a laser makes an opening n the eye (vs a blade in traditional ‘Phacoemulsification’). The same laser is also used to cut the cataract into smaller pieces. In stage 2, the patient then moves to the operation theater. Then a similar procedure like the traditional phacoemulsification or phaco surgery takes place.
At the current stage of this technology, doctors are not offering a significant benefit to the patients. The cost to the patient almost doubles and the postoperative results are the same irrespective of the technique used. The procedure takes twice the amount of time and the patient has to move from one room (laser room) to another (operation theater).
WHAT ARE THE DO AND DONTS AFTER cataract SURGERY in Mumbai?
WHEN IS THE BEST TIME TO GET A cataract SURGERY done in Mumbai?
The fact remains that surgery is the only option to improve vision affected by cataracts.
The first thing to do would be to undergo a cataract consultation by your cataract surgeon. It would help you understand whether you have a cataract and what could be the next steps you could take.
If you would like to read more about the cataract problem in India read here.
WHY IS EYE SOLUTIONS THE BEST CATARACT SURGERY HOSPITAL IN MUMBAI?
- Our Team consists of the best cataract surgeons in Mumbai
- We are not an individual practice but a group of specialists and thus are able to take care of any eye condition.
- We are present at many locations in Mumbai and this number is growing, thus making it easier for you to reach our facilities.
- Service-Oriented Hospital – We know that we are not only an eyecare organization but also one that offers delightful service to its patients.
Cost of cataract surgery in Mumbai
Frequesntly asked questions
Usually, cataract surgery takes less than 15 min per eye. Sometimes, when we implant a toric lens your cataract surgeon may take a few minutes more.
There are quite a few lenses one can choose from and yes sometimes it can get a little confusing.
Each lens has its own advantages.
One of the newer lenses is the Eyhance lens and you can read about that lens in the monofocal lens section.The
A cataract surgery is performed under topical anesthesia. What this means is that we use anesthesia in the form of drops. Yes only drops. There are no injections around the eye or elsewhere. The patient is awake and can hear us talk and can infact talk to us. Because we use only drops patients will feel that something is going on. Occasionally they may feel a heavy eye. But there is no real pain. As mentioned earlier the surgery takes so short a time that by the time the patients start getting restless they are through.