There are many options to go with like laser eye surgery, cataract surgery, etc. But cataract surgery is mostly preferred.
This type of surgery is an operation in which the cloudy lens formed; blurring your vision is removed. The eye lens refracts light rays to make your vision clear and to help you see. Your real lens with a cataract is cloudy. With a cataract, it seems like looking through a dusty car windshield. Things can even look colourless.
Cataract surgery is the only way to remove the cataract. When your cataract keeps you away from doing something, then it is highly recommended by your cataract surgeon to get it removed. In the process of cataract surgery, the natural cloud lens is removed and replaced by an artificial lens. This lens is known as intraocular lens or IOL.
There are some other methods of laser eye surgery like LASIK and iLASIK.
It is affordable and covered through Medicare. You can even use private insurance for cataract surgery. If your vision tests have acuity or clarity, then Medicare can be useful and private insurance can be used for the same. Special type of IOLs has higher costs than others, so even if your surgery is covered you need more.
Sometimes it is possible to know about the problem before you reach the verge of deterioration. You should talk to your cataract surgeon as soon as possible.
If you don’t have Medicare or any private insurance then there is no need to worry because every doctor has its payment plans. There are many payments plans which can help you to reduce or manage the costs of cataract surgery. You can discuss the costs of this surgery with your ophthalmologists.
Risks of Cataract surgery
There are numerous risks in Cataract surgery and one should be well aware of these it before going for it.
– Bleeding in eyes.
– Infection in eyes.
– Swelling in the front part of eye.
– Swelling in retina
– Damage in the other parts of the eye.