Frequently Ask Questions

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Cataract FAQs

    • Q1. What is a cataract?
      Ans: Cataracts are a clouding of the natural lens of the eye. They develop slowly over time and are a part of ageing in many adults over 60. Cataracts may develop earlier due to genetic factors, certain medications and medical conditions.
    • Q2. What are the common symptoms of a cataract?
    • Q3. When should I have my cataract removed?
    • Q4. What is the surgery process?
    • Q5. May I eat before surgery?
    • Q6. Why does everything have a blue tint since surgery?
    • Q7. Will my vision be clear after surgery?
    • Q8. Will I still need glasses?
  • Q9. Does insurance cover cataract surgery?


    • Q10. What is laser vision correction?
    • Q11. Is laser vision correction surgery right for me?
    • Q12. What happens in the pre-operative appointment?
    • Q13. Can both of my eyes be treated on the same day?
    • Q14. Is laser vision correction surgery painful?
    • Q15. How long does the surgery take?
    • Q16. How long do I take off from work, and when can I start my regular activities again?
    • Q17. Are there side effects from the surgery?
    • Q18. Will my age affect my results?
    • Q19. How long will the results last?
    • Q20. Why can’t we guarantee perfect results?
    • Q21. Are there any safety benefits of LASIK, compared to contact lenses?
  • Q22. What are the potential risks and other things I should know about the surgery?

Glaucoma FAQs

    • Q23. What is glaucoma?
    • Q24. What happens in glaucoma?
    • Q25. How does Glaucoma Progress?
    • Q26. What causes glaucoma?
    • Q27. How do I get screened for glaucoma?
  • Q28. What do I do if I have glaucoma?

Squint FAQs

    • Q29. What is Squint?
    • Q30. What are the causes of squint?
    • Q31. What is a 3D vision?
    • Q32. Age of Onset?
    • Q33. Aim of treatment for Squint?
    • Q34. Age of treatment?
    • Q35. What are the treatment opinions?
    • Q36. How glasses & Squint surgery can remove squint?
    • Q37. What is patching therapy & can it straighten the eye.
    • Q38. How is squint surgery performed?
    • Q39. What is the anaesthesia required in squint surgery?
    • Q40. Whether absorbable or non-absorbable sutures required?
    • Q41. Complication of squint surgery?
  • Q42. What is the success rate of surgery?

Diabetic Retinopathy FAQ

    • Q43. What is the most common eye complaint in diabetic patients?
    • Q44. What is the most common eye complaint in diabetic patients?
    • Q45. Who is most likely to get diabetic retinopathy?
    • Q46. How common are the other diabetic eye diseases?
    • Q47. How can diabetes affect my vision?
    • Q48. What is the treatment for diabetic retinopathy?
    • Q49. Can diabetes cause cataract?
    • Q50. Can diabetes cause bleeding inside the eye?
    • Q51. What is the treatment for bleeding inside the eye during diabetes?
    • Q52. Can diabetes cause retinal detachment?
    • Q53. Can diabetes cause glaucoma?
    • Q54. Can diabetes result in blindness?
    • Q55. What can be done to prevent diabetes-related blindness?
    • Q56. Why are regular eye examinations so important?
    • Q57. When does a diabetic patient need to schedule an eye exam?
    • Q58. I am diabetic and I am pregnant, what should I do?
    • Q59. I need to be examined for glasses, do I need to have a stable blood sugar level?
  • Q60. What can I do to protect my vision?