In some cases (e.g. Narrow-angle glaucoma), cataract surgery can improve eye pressure and become fundamental to properly treat glaucoma. By replacing the natural lens with an artificial one, it is possible to make more room inside the eye and this improves the intraocular liquids dynamic and the eye pressure.
Cataract surgery can help widen the camerular angle and allow a better laser treatment performance for glaucoma, called SLT or selective laser trabeculoplasty.
In case of advanced glaucoma, cataract surgery can be teamed up with another surgery to decrease eye pressure, performing two surgeries at once.
Maria Sozzi, CataniaVotazione: EccellenteHigh myopia (17 diopters in both eyes) with cataract represented for me a considerable handicap: blepharitis and dry eye do not allow the use of contact lenses and with glasses I could barely see at intermediate distance... Keep on reading this review.
All the ophthalmologists I went to suggested to postpone cataract surgery, considering the precarious conditions of the retina.
I trusted Dr. Badalà (I read good things on the Internet about his innovative surgeries) who, after all the necessary tests, reassured me about the feasibility of the operation.
On 22 and 23 January, 2015 in Milan, in a welcoming atmosphere with state of the art equipment, Dr. Badala' performed cataract surgery in both eyes, with implantation of monofocal aspheric IOL, under topical anesthesia.
I am pleased with an excellent result in both eyes, thanks to Dr. Badalà expertise!