Typically, our cataract surgery treatment involves:
A sight test will reveal the presence of cataract and the examining optometrist will discuss this with the patient. If the patient wishes to consider surgery, then the optometrist will discuss the options, risk and timelines. If the patient wishes to proceed, the optometrist will provide a self-assessment health questionnaire, which will help to establish suitability for surgery by highlighting other health problems and possible contra-indications.
The full cataract assessment will elicit relevant ocular, medical and social information which will ensure patients receive the most appropriate treatment and care. This will include: