Cataract surgery: These things must know
The article of cataract surgery have 3 parts:
1.Surgery costs & advice.
2.Preparation before surgery.
3.Caring for patients after surgery.
Surgery costs & advice
According to USHMO report (United States Health Medical Organizations), in 2017USA Cost: 3570$ per eye. You need to spend an extra $ 449 or $ 895 per eye if your eyes are nearsighted or farsightedness. You can reduce the cost if perform the surgery in some other countries. Examples:
- India: 1500$
- Thailand: 2000 – 2500$
- Canada: 3400$
- United Kingdom: £2,380
- Switzerland: 3300$
*The cost is given not include deductions from insurance
Preparation before surgery
After you are diagnosed with cataracts and allowed to perform surgery, you should follow these steps below:
- The Blood test.
- Check generality.
- Eye check, measuring corneal power and calculation of artificial lens.
If all tests normal, your doctor will advise artificial lens type matching and cataract surgery. In a case of medical problems (hypertension, diabetes, cardiovascular …) will be treating patients stable before cataract surgery.
Caring for patients after surgery
– The patient comes to the hospital according to the plan. Check back soon if any abnormal signs.
– Avoid water touch to the eye after surgery. Using protect eyeglass in 2 weeks. Don’t let bumps in the eye.
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