Cataract is the clouding over of the crystalline lens causing reducing the quality of vision. Commonly caused by the natural ageing of the lens, other causes are lifestyle choices like smoking or systemic illness such as diabetes, trauma to eye and use of certain medications. Commonly gradual in nature it can in certain circumstances (usually depending on cause) deteriorate fairly quickly requiring the need for surgical intervention sooner.
The only treatment for cataract is surgery. Cataracts cannot be reversed and there are no current approved non-surgical treatments for cataracts.
To ensure successful outcome, an experienced Surgeon who utilises the latest technology is of utmost importance. Instruments, Intraocular lens & Improved surgical techniques & technology have improved leaps and bounds – with it the increased reliability of successful outcomes.
At Hunter Street Eye Specialists in Parramatta, Sydney, Dr Ridia Lim and Dr Peter Sumich offer the latest technology and each having more than 25 years surgical experience, have expertise to increase the likelihood of successful surgical outcomes.