Secondary Cataract

Why does it happen?

Cataract surgery removes the opaque crystalline lens (cataract) and an artificial lens is implanted inside a sack, replacing the first one.
Over time, the sack containing the artificial lens can become opaque: this causes what is commonly known as secondary cataract.

For the secondary cataract to occur, 1 to 5 years have to pass from the removal of the first cataract. It usually occurs earlier in younger patients.

How to treat it

Secondary cataract can be treated with Yag Laser, that is an outpatient laser treatment: there’s no need for surgery. This process lasts few minutes and the patient starts seeing well just few hours after the Yag Laser treatment.

It may happen to see like small flies moving around after the laser treatment,

Grazia Brancè, Catania

Votazione: Eccellente
Problem: Cataract
I had cataract and was told that cataract surgery was going to be more complex because I also had cornea guttata.

I was very worried when I met Dr. Badalà who kindly reassured me.

I didn’t feel any discomfort du... Keep on reading this reviewring or after the operation and my vision improved immediately, allowing me to watch TV, use computer, work and play sports.

I recommend the cataract operation, I felt very comfortable during and after the operation despite my case being a complex case.

Dr. Badalà has angel hands!