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Cataract Surgery

Cataract surgery is an eye procedure performed to remove the eye's natural lens, and an artificial lens is replaced. There are three types of lenses used in cataract surgery. These include a mono focal lens (a standard type of lens used in the cataract removal), a toric lens (the lens used to correct refractive errors), and a multifocal or accommodating lens.

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Is it necessary to replace IOL even after cataract surgery?

Query: Hello doctor, I underwent cataract surgeries in both eyes when I was 17 years old. I am now 31. Two years ago, my right eye lOL was dislocated. Hence, I discussed this with an eye doctor who advised me to perform the surgery again. The surgery was done, and the old IOL in the right eye was removed. ...  Read Full »

Dr. Shikha Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Yes, as you grow, the eyeball size also grows. You have undergone cataract surgery at quite a young age. It is only at that time it is usually told that a repeat surgery may be required in terms of lens exchange. The single piece and three pieces are only related to ...  Read Full »

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