Cataract Surgery complications

Le complicazioni dopo l’operazione di cataratta sono oggi molto rare per fortuna.Per ridurre il rischio di complicazioni dopo la chirurgia della cataratta occorre attenersi scrupolosamente alle avvertenze e alle terapie date dal vostro oculista. La chirurgia della cataratta con facoemulsificazione e l’intervento laser cataratta hanno ulteriormente ridotto i rischi.

The most dreaded complication, even if extremely rare, is infection. During the first days after surgery, the risk of infection is still high. For this reason, the patient has to meet deadlines set by the ophthalmologist for checkups and follow a theraphy with antibiotic eye drops.

If you happen to have any doubt, it is best to get in touch with the ophthalmologist that performed the surgery. In case of infection, a prompt treatment can solve the problem with no serious consequences.

Another complication of cataract surgery is eye hemorrhage. It is important to contact the ophthalmologist in case the patient is currently under anticoagulant therapies, so that it is possible to do what’s best before surgery.

another complication that can appear later on, is the formation of a secondary cataract. This is a pretty common occurrence that can happen 1 year after surgery and is cured as an outpatient treatment with the yag laser.

Chiara Rizza, Milano

Votazione: Eccellente
Problema: Astigmatism, Myopia
Soluzione: PRK
Tired of glasses and contact lenses, I met Dr. Badalà, who, after an accurate exam, suggested laser treatment to correct myopia and astigmatism. What a great choice!
Laser treatment was perfectly successful, fast and p... Continua a leggere la testimonianzaainless. It was carried out in a surgical center with high standard equipment.
Dr. Badalà and his team had been very warm and welcoming, before and after the surgery. As fast as two days after surgery I went back to my everyday life with the only inconvenience of placing many eye drops many times a day for a few weeks.
Surgery was over two years ago and since then I’m enjoying great vision and freedom from glasses.
Thanks to Doctor Badalà for his competence and professionalism.