|Message from : Bharti Eye Foundation on 2/4 2023, EMail: firstname.lastname@example.org |
|Phacoemulsification Surgery – Advantages & Disadvantages|
Re: Phacoemulsification Cataract Surgery Procedure
The Advantages of Phacoemulsification
Phacoemulsification, commonly referred to as ‘phaco’, is a type of cataract
surgery used to remove the clouded lens from the eye. During this procedure, an
ultrasonic probe is inserted into the eye and emits high-frequency sound waves
that break up and soften the lens. The softened lens material is then suctioned
traditional cataract surgery, resulting in faster recovery times and improved
out and replaced with a synthetic lens. This procedure is less invasive than
vision. The success rate of this procedure is generally very high, making it a
popular choice among cataract patients.
What are the advantages of phacoemulsification?
 The shorter procedure time: - This procedure takes only about 10 minutes
for each eye.
 Smaller incision: - A small incision of just 2 to 3 millimeters is required for
the phacoemulsification procedure.
 Fewer traumas: - The smaller incision and the use of the ultrasound energy
to break up the cataract reduce the trauma on the eye, as well as the risk of
 Faster recovery: - you can resume your daily routine work in a few days of
 More natural vision
 Less post operation medication needed
 Provides clearer, sharper and better vision