Once you and your eye doctor have decided to move ahead with cataract surgery, you will have a pre-op appointment to discuss the following:
Be prepared to talk about these in as much detail as possible. Although cataract surgery is quick and simple, it’s important to get all the details up front to help eliminate any potential risk later.
In preparation for cataract surgery, your doctor will walk you through the procedure and what your options are. Depending on certain factors, either manual surgery performed by your doctor or laser-assisted cataract surgery may be best for you. You’ll also receive guidance on follow-up care, so be sure to come with any questions you may have.
You have a variety of options when it comes to improving your vision through surgery. Before cataract surgery, you and your doctor will talk about your lifestyle, your goals, and what’s most important to you when it comes to your vision. Then, together you’ll decide which lens is best for you. To help get you started, take a look at your options here
As you prepare for your cataract surgery pre-op assessment, below are some questions you may want to jot down or print out to take with you:
To learn how the surgical procedure works, click here