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What is Cataract?

A cataract is a cloudy or opaque area in the normally clear lens in the eye, depending upon its size and location. Most cataract occurs in old age people. But, it can happen in infants or young children or as a result of trauma or medications. Usually, cataract occur in both eyes. But one may be worse than the other.  

What are the symptoms of cataracts?

At first, the cloudiness in your vision caused by a cataract may affect only a small part of the eye’s lens. You may not have any vision loss. As cataracts grow larger. It may cloud more of your lens. More clouding changes, the light passing through the lens. This may lead to more symptoms

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When are people at high risk due to cataracts?

The primary risk factor for cataracts is age. Once a person hits the age of 60. His or her risk of developing cataracts increases dramatically with passing years. Approximately half of the adults aged 75 are affected by cataracts.
People with high blood glucose levels, such as diabetics are more likely to develop cataracts.
Cataracts tend to be hereditary.
Heavy smokers and drinkers may be affected by cataracts. Those who smoke a pack a day may be at double the risk than non-smokers.

When to see a doctor?

If you experience gradual vision changes, such as double vision,coloured halos, frequent change in your glass prescription, you can make an appointment for  eye examination.

Why choose Shankar Jyoti Netralaya?

we are one of the best eye hospitals in Patna. We understand that with the eye, what can people lose? We aim to provide the proper treatment at an affordable price. We have the latest and best equipments for cataract surgery. Because of our effective treatment, we are becoming famous more and more. As a reputed eye hospital, our responsibility is to provide satisfactory treatment to the patients.

Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ's)

Cataracts do not cause pain. However, they do cause frustration and discomfort by reducing vision clarity.

The cataract can't come back because the lens where the cataracts form has been removed and replaced.

During cataract surgery, the surgeon will use the local anesthetic (numbing eye drops) to keep you from experiencing pain during the procedure. you will also be given a mild sedative to help you relax.

The IOL can be repositioned or replaced with a different type of lens. But, it is highly unusual that a cataract procedure needs to be revised.

Cataracts are commonly seen in older people over the age of 60 years. They are rarely seen in infants or younger people.