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Title: After cataract surgery: Things to be taken care of


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After cataract surgery Things to be taken
care of
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After cataract surgery Things to be taken care
of
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  • Cataract is a condition in which eye lens becomes
    cloudy which results in blurry vision.

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Cataract surgery is done for the treatment of
cataracts which involves removal of eye lens and
replacement of it with artificial lens called
intra ocular lens that are generally made up of
silicone and plastic.
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  • After cataract surgery, ophthalmologist gives
    verbal and written instructions regarding post
    operative care of eyes till the complete healing
    of the eye.
  1. Dark eye glasses are given to wear during daytime
    and eye shield at night for several days. The eye
    glasses and eye shield should be washed with soap
    and water followed by drying prior to use.
  2. Eye drops are given by doctor to prevent
    infection, reduce postoperative inflammation and
    control eye pressure. Instillation of eye drops
    must be according to the schedule prescribed by
    the doctor. Hands must be washed with soap and
    water before instilling eye drops and care should
    be taken not to contaminate the tip of the nozzle
    of eyedropper bottle. Eyes should be closed for
    5minutes after instillation of eye drops.
  3. Splashing of water into the operated eye must be
    totally avoided.
  4. Patient can take below neck bath but head bath
    should be done only after 3-4 weeks
  5. Application of Cosmeticson the operated eye can
    be done only after 4-5weeks.

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  • 6 To clean the eye, eye is closed and a tissue
    paper can be used to wipe it from inside corner
    of the eye.
  • Lying on the side of affected eye on the night
    after surgery must be avoided.
  • 8. Clean damp washcloth can be used to clean
    the morning discharge from the operated eye.
  • 9. Any heavy work like lifting objects or
    strenuous activities must be completely
    restricted for few weeks or as instructed by the
    doctor.
  • 10. Light activities like reading, writing,
    watching TV, walking can be resumed.
  • 11. Swimming or using hot tub must not be done
    for at least 2weeks.
  • 12. Rubbing of eyes with hands or handkerchief
    should not be done.
  • 13. Deep coughing, sneezing and straining while
    passing stools should be avoided for a month.
  • 14. Exposure of eyes to irritants such as dust
    and wind should be avoided for few weeks after

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  1. Few symptoms like watering of eyes, redness,
    itching and glare may be experienced after
    surgery which will eventually disappear.
  2. Bending must be avoided for few weeks.
  3. Alcoholic beverages and cigarette smoking should
    be avoided.
  4. Visitors with conjunctivitis and other eye
    infections should be avoided.

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