Professor MD Ulrich Weber
Cataract operation is considered to be safe and easy and rarely have complications. Almost 95% of all patients who had cataract surgery have improved their vision and become able to see clearly. Nevertheless, to make the process of cataract surgery recovery smoother and get rid of possible side effects you should follow recommendations of your attending physician. We in the Clinic of Braunschweig, Germany advise our patient to keep some simple rule for better cataract surgery recovery. In Germany we are committed to idea of safety before the other advantages of treatment; that is why successful and quick recovery of our patient is a part of our medical prestige.
If meant ability to move, take care of yourself and perform different life activities saying “cataract surgery recovery”, you will be ready to go home and do whatever you want in a half of hour after your operation. Cataract operations are usually done on outpatient basic and do not require special procedures after cataract surgery. But it does not mean there are no nuances and rules to follow.
Cataract surgery recovery time varies individually. Some patients can see clearly already in the same day with the surgery but other needs longer time for that.
In the first week or even more you need to keep some rules for better cataract surgery recovery.
In case of uncomplicated cataract surgery recovery, in 2-3 weeks you will have completely restored bright sight and you can come to your doctor to check if you need eyeglasses prescription. The complications occur not more than in 5% of all the surgeries, but if you have any evidence that something goes wrong with your eyes, do not delay a visit to your doctor.
Your cataract surgery recovery goes wrong, if you have any of the following symptoms:
If you have any of the above signs, you should see your doctor immediately. Among possible complications you could name:
In clinic of Braunschweig in Germany we do our best to avoid complications during cataract surgery recovery but it is rather unpredictable. The most number of complications happens in people who have more than one progressing eye disease and some other health issues, e.g. diabetes or hypertension.
If you need a consultation on your cataract operation or cataract surgery recovery, please call us to make an appointment. Our Eye Clinic is one of the best in Germany; we are the teaching hospital of the Hannover Medical School. Our eye experts know everything about eye disease and will give you careful examination and advise proper treatment. We have four modern eye lasers for different type of eye surgery. Please apply for the treatment in Germany.