When is the right time to have cataract surgery?

Cataract Surgery

     

     



In Australia, cataract is the commonest cause of moderate visual impairment. Each decade 1-1.5 million Australians undergo cataract surgery, and this figure is set to rise as our population ages over time. Whilst many older individuals have at some stage been told by their eye care provider that they have cataracts, fewer have had a discussion about the best time to have cataract surgery. Read on to find out why an ophthalmologist is best placed to advise patients on the timing of surgery. Read Moreā€¦