Cataract Surgery is the process of replacing the opaque lens of the eye with an artificial intraocular lens. It is one of the most common procedures and technology and innovation has allowed it to be more simplistic in its execution.
From being a procedure that used to be performed once the cataract had become mature, this treatment modality has changed the perception because of which cataracts no longer have to wait that long. It is a painless process and the patient can move to their home within the hour.
What Is Cataract?
A cataract is a condition where there is a loss of transparency of the crystalline lens which is located just behind the pupil of the eye. This makes your eyesight blunder by the formation of cloudy around the eye lens or opacification. According to WHO, cataract contributes to 51% of blindness over the globe. Most cases are counted from the aged group more than 50 years of old.
The reason for the unhealthy condition over the eye may be caused by,
Other eye diseases
Exposure to Ultra Violet rays
Smoking too accounts for this cause
RK Eye Centre is one of the best eye hospitals in Chennai for cataract surgery. With a team of the Best Cataract Surgeons in Chennai, the Hospital provides safe, reliable and affordable Cataract Eye Surgery with micro-incision cataract surgery.
Advantage of Cataract Surgery:
At RK Eye Centre we have always strived to keep up with the advancements in the field of cataract surgery. The hospital is among the earliest to place a foldable multifocal intraocular lens in India. Each eye is unique and we believe that only by a comprehensive pre-operative workup can the procedure be customized so that each eye gets the best result. This procedure is performed with just eye drops and so one doesn’t have to worry about complications of nerve blocks and the resulting pain
Allows for faster recovery
No need for patch or pad
The incision is so small that it is self-sealing and doesn’t require stitch
Can get back to your normal routine in a day
You can be independent and can do all the activities which you did 10 years back.
The procedure is usually safe and the total time spent at the hospital would be an hour.
Advanced Cataract Surgery
In recent years, the surgical technique has transformed better outcomes through technology and innovation. Gone are those days, where patients thought cataract surgery comparable to open-heart surgery. Advancements to further improve the patient’s life through better technologies account for faster recovery and better visual restoration. We perform the latest micro incision cataract surgery (MICS) < 2 mm incision to ensure speedy recovery so that you can get back to your routine at the earliest.
This innovation uses the advanced phacoemulsification surgical platforms along with pressurized fluidic control. In addition, there are many advanced instruments available to increase patient comfort.
The benefits of implanting MICS technology,
Highly precise surgery
Our state of the art Bausch and Lomb and Alcon phacoemulsification systems ensure quick and trouble-free removal of the hardest of cataracts with the implantation of premium intraocular lenses.
How much does Cataract Surgery cost in Chennai?
The charges for Cataract Surgery depends upon multiple factors and ranges from Rs. 15,200 to Rs. 47,500 in Chennai.
Minimum amount to be paid for Cataract Surgery in Chennai starts from Rs.15,200
Average charges for Cataract Surgery in Chennai is approximately Rs.25,579
Maximum price for Cataract Surgery in Chennai is up to Rs.47,500
What is the cost of different components of the Cataract Surgery in Chennai?
In Chennai, Cataract Surgery price consists of various parts like procedure cost, procedure cost, Post-procedure cost, Lens cost, and daycare [stay in the hospital], etc. Charges for single part of Cataract Surgery in Chennai are as follows:
Pre-Procedure cost:- Rs.3,000 [Screening tests]
Surgery cost:- Rs.20,900 to Rs.25,750
Post-Surgery cost:- Rs.3,000 [Spectacles and antibiotics] along with follow-up consultations.
Lens cost:- Rs.6,000 [Monofocal] and Rs.10,000 [Multifocal]