When it comes to dealing with cataracts, one of the most commonly asked questions is: when is cataract bad enough to require surgery already?
Well, identifying when to have cataract surgery can be simple. But if you take it upon yourself to monitor your cataract and have regular eye checkups, knowing when can be much easier.
Cataracts should be removed as soon as detected to avoid more complications. It is essential to take care of cataracts that soon as opposed to the time that you start experiencing more bothersome visual problems.
Once a cataract had already experienced that, then it has most likely progressed.
If your vision problems due to a cataract become more and more noticeable, it is very likely that it is already bad enough and that you would already need surgery to have it removed and taken care of.
If you’re experiencing constant bothersome visual problems like halos and glares at night, then that is most likely your cue.
Remember, if initial measures to help your vision, like eyeglasses, don’t work anymore, surgery is the only effective treatment.
In a nutshell, if you have a cataract and it is already causing you a constant blurred vision that makes it extremely difficult for you to things and activities on a daily basis, it’s most likely time for you to have the surgery to restore your eyesight.
Still, an eye doctor knows best that’s why when that time comes, it’s on you to have a corresponding action. It’s time to consult an ophthalmologist to map out the best plan and schedule for cataract surgery.
Since it’s impossible to predict accurately how quickly, or not, a cataract develops, having constant eye checkups to know its status is very much essential as untreated cataract may eventually cause blindness.
For early detection and to avoid complications that may arise due to cataract, a regular checkup is a must.
Our experienced doctors at Shinagawa has the ability to see any cataract and assessing how extensive it already is. Call our Patient Care Lines: (+632) 368 5238 | (+63) 917 862 7454 | (+63) 921 217 0517 and we’ll be on top of your cataract.