Cataract is the clouding of the eye’s lens, which leads to a decrease in vision and is the most common cause of blindness among adults around the world, due to aging in the majority of cases.
There are no eye drops or glasses that can reduce the effect of Cataract; however it can be treated through surgery, whereby the patient’s affected lens is replaced with a new one.
The surgery is a simple one and is performed using local anesthesia, and the patient may return home on the same day of the operation.
Shami Eye Center General Manager Mr. Omar Shami says the center offers the latest state-of-the-
The OPMI Lumera 700 Microscope allows surgeons to see the finest details of the eye, ensuring a higher degree of accuracy and less post-surgery discomfort. As a result, the patient spends less time in the operating room and recovery later.
The Constellation Vision System, the latest device for retinal surgery, is used to vacuum the cataract. The device guarantees the highest degrees of accuracy, safety and success.
Shami Eye Center surgeons can also use the ALCON INFINITI Vision System, the best internationally for treating Cataract using the Phaco procedure, which keeps other parts of the eye intact and is the best in complicated cases.
“Our patients are in safe hands at the center, where our highly qualified surgeons are using state-of-the-