Cataract Eye Surgery

Cataract Eye Surgery

CATARACT

A cataract is a cloudiness or opacification in the normally clear and transparent lens of the eye. When significant, this clouding interferes with the passage of light to the

How Cataract Affects Your Vision

Inside your eye, behind the iris and pupil is a lens. In a normal eye, this lens is clear. It helps focus light rays on to the back of the eye (the retina), which sends messages to the brain allowing us to see.

When cataract develops, the lens becomes cloudy and prevents the light rays from passing on to the retina. The picture that the retina receives becomes dull and fuzzy.

Cataract usually forms slowly and most people experience a gradual blurring of vision.

CAUSES OF CATARACT

Most forms of cataract develop in adult life. The normal process of ageing causes the lens to harden and become cloudy. This is called age-related cataract and it is the most common type. It can occur at any time after the age of 40.

Although most cataracts are age-related, there are other types, including congenital (present at birth), drug-induced (steroids), and traumatic (injury to the eye). Cataract is also more common in people who have certain diseases such as diabetes.

CATARACT TREATMENTS

Surgery is the only way to treat cataract. Surgery involves removing the cloudy lens and replacing it with an artificial intraocular lens (IOL).


NO-BLADE CATARACT SURGERY

No-blade cataract surgery, also known as femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery (FLACS) uses a femtosecond laser (a powerful light beam) to assist in removing the cataract.

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PHACOEMULSIFICATION

Phacoemulsification is a modern surgical method which uses an ultrasonic probe to break up the cataract.

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INTRAOCULAR LENS

An intraocular lens (1OL) is a tiny, lightweight, clear plastic disc placed in the eye during cataract surgery. An IOL replaces the focusing power of the eye's natural lens.


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Seeing Clearly Again: Cataract Eye Surgery Care in Malaysia

Cataract is a common eye condition that affects many people, especially those aged 60 and above. It occurs when the natural lens in your eye becomes cloudy, causing blurry or hazy vision. While there are several types of eye surgery, cataract surgery is one of the most commonly performed procedures. Cataract surgery is different from other general eye surgery, requiring a skilled and experienced specialist to perform the procedure successfully.

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Important Criteria to Look for in a Cataract Surgery Hospital

Choosing the right hospital for your cataract surgery is crucial to ensure the best possible outcome. The first thing to consider is the hospital's reputation and experience in performing cataract surgery. Look for hospitals with a team of skilled and experienced ophthalmologists and surgeons specialising in cataract surgery.

The second thing to consider is the hospital's facilities and technology. A hospital with state-of-the-art equipment and technology can provide better eye screening, diagnosis, treatment, and recovery for cataract patients. A good hospital should also provide patients with a comfortable and stress-free environment to ensure a smooth and seamless experience.

Qualities to Look for in a Skilled and Experienced Cataract Surgeon

Choosing a skilled and experienced cataract surgery specialist is just as important as choosing the right hospital. A good cataract specialist should have a strong track record of successful surgeries and extensive experience in treating cataracts. Look for a specialist who is up-to-date with the latest advancements in cataract surgery with a high success rate.

In addition to experience and success rates, a good cataract surgery specialist should be patient and have excellent communication skills. They should be able to explain the procedure and answer patient questions. A good specialist should also have a patient-centered approach, ensuring their patients feel comfortable and supported throughout the treatment.

Seeking Expert Cataract Eye Specialist from ADMC

At Ara Damansara Medical Centre (ADMC), we understand the importance of having a clear vision and how it affects your quality of life. Our state-of-the-art facilities and experienced cataract specialists make us a leading provider of cataract surgery care in Malaysia. We provide personalised treatment plans that cater to the individual needs of every patient, ensuring the best possible outcome.

Our team of cataract specialists is dedicated to providing exceptional patient care, ensuring that every patient feels comfortable and supported throughout the treatment journey. We use the latest technology and techniques to diagnose, treat and manage all types of cataract conditions, providing the best possible outcome for all our patients.

Visit ADMC for Excellent Cataract Eye Surgery Treatment

If you're experiencing cataract symptoms, seeking expert cataract surgery care in Malaysia is crucial to ensuring the clear vision and a better quality of life. When choosing a hospital and specialist, it's essential to consider factors such as experience, reputation, facilities, and communication skills. Ara Damansara Medical Centre (ADMC) is committed to providing exceptional cataract surgery care to all our patients. Contact us today to schedule an appointment or to learn more about our services.

Meet our eye specialist

Dr Ainur Rahman Dato Setia Dr Anuar Masduki

Designation
Consultant Ophthalmologist and Corneal Surgeon
Specialty
Ophthalmology
 




Dr Nazila Ahmad Azli

Designation
Consultant Ophthalmologist and Oculoplastic, Lacrimal & Orbital Surgeon
Specialty
Ophthalmology, Oculoplastic Surgery
 




Dr Norazah Abdul Rahman

Designation
Consultant Ophthalmologist, Paediatric Ophthalmologist and Strabismus Surgeon
Specialty
Ophthalmology, Paediatrics Ophthalmology & Strabismus Surgery