Different Types of Cataract Surgical Procedures and Benefits of Lasik Laser Surgical Procedures

Surgical removal of natural lens for the purpose of treatment of cataract is known as cataract surgery. Different types of surgical procedures for the treatment of cataract are discussed in the first part of this blog.

Different Cataract Surgical Procedures Used For the Treatment of Cataract

One of the most common types of surgical procedures common for the treatment of cataract in many developed countries is Phacoemulsification. The procedures of Phacoemulsification involve the use of sophisticated machinery with an ultrasonic handpiece. The hand piece of the machinery is equipped with steel tip or titanium. For the purpose of emulsification of natural lens of eye, the tip vibrates at ultrasonic frequency of 40000 Hz.


Other procedure that is used for treatment of cataract is Manual small incision cataract surgery or popularly known as MSICS. The manual small incision surgery is evolution of ECCE. In these surgical procedures, the len is expressed out of the eye through a self sealing scleral tunnel wound.

Removal of almost the entire natural len through surgical procedures where elastic lens capsule is left intact is known as ECCE. The left elastic len allows implantation of intraocular lens once the surgical removal of natural len has carried out.

Surgical procedures, in which the removal of lens and surrounding lens capsules in one piece, are known as Intracapsular cataract extraction.  Femtosecond laser and Cryoextraction are other surgical procedures that are used for removal of natural len of eye for treatment of cataract in the most efficient manner.

After the successful removal of the natural len of the eye, through different Cataract Surgery in Delhi mentioned in the above paragraphs, procedures of intraocular lens implantation are carried out.

In the intraocular lens implantation, an intraocular len is implanted through small incision using foldable IOL. The implantation of the intraocular len through enlarged incision makes use of PMMA lens.

Some of the Benefits of Lasik Laser Surgical Procedures

In the second part of this blog, the benefits of the lasik laser are discussed. Lasik laser is associated with several advantages as compared to other vision correction procedures. It is considered to one of the most successful vision correction procedures with more than 92 to 98% success rate. Laser lasik surgical procedures carried out by well-known surgeons work and are proven to correct vision in most cases.

No bandages or stitches are required after the lasik laser surgical procedures. Furthermore, quick recovery is associated with the lasik laser surgical procedures. For the purpose of further correcting vision, the adjustments can be made years after the lasik laser surgical procedures.

Furthermore, no corrective glasses or contact lens are required to be worn by the patients after the lasik laser surgical procedures.

Very little to no pain is associated with the lasik laser surgical procedures. Vision correction is often immediate with Lasik Laser in Delhi and patients don’t require hospital stay.


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