Advantages of Cataract Surgery
Cataracts are characterized by the change in the proteins in the lens of the eye. The proteins tend to make the lenses cloudy which prevent the light from coming through causing vision loss. Though younger people can also get cataract, the most people who get affected are the old ones. It may not be noticed early but symptoms of cataract are sensitivity to lights, halos around lights, blurry vision, decreased night vision and glare.
Cataract surgery has special and unexpected benefits that a patient who have undergone the surgery, aside from seeing better and clearer. When you have cataracts and will not undergo cataract surgery, you will also lose many things that life can offer.
Having to need more lights for reading or having to not drive at night will decrease your quality of life. Depressed and anxiety can be experienced because of loss of vision. It is because you can no longer do the things that make you happy because your activities are already limited. You will have benefits of undergoing cataract surgery.
Improving quality of Life.
Cataracts will give you a problem in doing daily tasks such as driving or reading and other things you usually do for fun. This will make you feel less independent in life.
Prevent the risk of falls and Fractures
As we get older, falls can be very fatal. And it is mostly caused by loss of vision. Having cataract surgery will help you prevent the risk of falls and fractures.
3. Catarct helps to improve one’s chances of living longer.
There are studies conducted that say there is a significant difference between the cataract surgery and its span of time living.
How will you take care of your vision? You cannot prevent having cataracts but there are ways on how to protect them.
Have regular eye examination. There is a gradual developing of symptoms in cataract. By undergoing eye examinations frequently, there would be an early detection of cataracts as well as how much vision you have already lost.
Wear eyeglasses that are prescribed. You will also need glasses even before and after cataract surgery. It is significant to wear glasses even if the prescribed glasses change.
You should stop smoking. Smoking can increase the risk of having cataracts.
Cataract surgery is one of the safest surgeries and also one of the most preformed surgeries in the world. When your eye needs cataract surgery, the eye doctor will help you decide.
Aside from seeing clearer and better, you will also feel better inside, after undergoing cataract surgery. Do not be hesitant to undergo cataract surgery because it will only be for your own good like how it affects your quality of life.