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Cataract Surgery

With age; the crystalline lens of the eye changes and progressively turns opaque. This is known as a Cataract and slowly causes blindness. It is the most common cause of blindness and is usually very common among the elderly. It is easy to detect and treat.

Cataract surgery is the most common way to treat advanced cataracts. It is safe and easy and mostly performed as an outpatient surgery. There are two types of surgeries – Phacoemulsification and Extracapsular Cataract Extraction (ECCE). In both procedures, an ophthalmologist removes the opaque lens and replaces it with an artificial plastic lens. Both processes are suture-less although sutures are required for large ECCE incisions. ECCE surgery is also often performed with the help of liquid nitrogen (Cryoextraction).


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                  NeoVize Eye Clinic

                  Brno, Czech Republic


                  Accreditation: ISO 9001

                  Languages: English, Czech

                  NeoVize Eye Clinic Brno is a modern clinic focused on laser vision correction using a femtosecond laser, cataract surgery, intraocular refractive surgery and other specialised eye treatment. We provid...

                  Sunway Medical Centre

                  Petaling Jaya, Malaysia


                  Accreditation: ISO 9001

                  Languages: English, Mandarin, Indonesian, Japanese

                  Sunway Medical Centre brings you a world class healthcare experience. A comprehensive range of medical services are offered by highly qualified specialists using the latest medical technology.
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                  Aretaeio Hospital

                  Nicosia, Cyprus


                  Languages: English, Greek

                  The ARETAEIO hospital is located on Andreas Avraamides Street in Dasoupoli, Nicosia, and is within easy access of all areas in Nicosia, Limassol and Larnaca. A private hospital, opened in 2006 by 42 s...

                  Bangkok Hospital Phuket

                  Phuket, Thailand


                  Accreditation: JCI, HA

                  Languages: Bulgarian, Arabic, Cantonese, English, German, Hindi, Japanese, Khmer, Laotian, Mandarin, Panjabi, Spanish, Tagalog, Tea Chiew, Thai

                  Bangkok Hospital Phuket, located in southern Thailand in the Andaman Sea and the Indian Ocean on Phuket Island near Patong beach, one of the most popular tourist attractions in Phuket.

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