MINISTRY OF HEALTH İZMİR PROVINCIAL HEALTH DIRECTORATE BORNOVA TÜRKAN ÖZİLHAN STATE HOSPITAL
MINISTRY OF HEALTH İZMİR PROVINCIAL HEALTH DIRECTORATE BORNOVA TÜRKAN ÖZİLHAN STATE HOSPITAL

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Cataract Surgery and Intraocular Lens Implantation

Updated: 30/12/2019

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1. WHAT IS CATARACT?
Cataract means that the lens organism, which is one of the refractive environments of the eye, becomes dull and dull and does not pass light into the eye sufficiently.
2. THE POSSIBLE CAUSES OF THE ILLNESS AND HOW TO SEE
Although cataracts are most commonly related to aging, they are congenital, metabolic, due to a lack of or abundance of certain substances in the blood, secondary to diabetes, secondary to trauma (impact, impact, electrical current or excessive heat exposure), such as cortisone. There are also types that occur due to long-term intake. Cataract is a progressive disease and progressively decreases in visual acuity. In addition, patients lose their color vision quality and often perceive the world as if they are seeing behind a dirty yellow, brown tulle screen. In addition, myopia may develop according to the type of cataracts. On the contrary, there are types of cataracts that cause hyperopia refractive error. In some patients, cataracts lead to decreased vision in bright, bright environments.
3. BY AND WHERE TO PROCESS
Cataract surgery is performed by the ophthalmologist in the operating room.
4. HOW WAY AND HOW THE PROCEDURE WILL BE CARRIED OUT

Surgery is performed under sterile conditions with the help of surgical microscope.

5. ESTIMATION TIME OF THE PROCEDURE:

The duration of surgery depends on the stiffness of the cataract and the characteristics of the intraocular lens to be used. The duration may vary from 10 minutes to 60 minutes. Various problems that may be encountered in the operation may increase the duration of the operation even more.

6. EXPECTED BENEFITS FROM THE TRANSACTION

Restoring visual function