surgery is one of the most common surgical procedures with a high
success rate of improving vision in patients. Cataract surgery
is an outpatient procedure requiring less than ten to fifteen minutes
to complete. For the majority of cases, Dr. Nemi does not
require a needle, stitch, or eye patch.
the patient receives intravenous sedation and topical anesthesia, the
surgeon performs phacoemulsification to remove the cloudy natural
lens from eye. Next, the doctor inserts and intraocular lens
(IOL) which remains permanently in the eye to replace the removed
natural lens. The IOL compensates for the focusing power the
natural lens provided. Modern IOLs are designed for various
functions and are made out of different materials - your surgeon will
know which is most appropriate for your individual case. Following
the surgery, the doctor will have you wear sunglasses and provide you
with eye drops to use as directed.
patient may return home the day of the procedure. With proper
rest and avoidance of any strenuous activities such as heavy lifting,
recovery is usually a matter of days, with little or no discomfort.
Several follow-up appointments are required to ensure the eye
is healing properly following the surgery.
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