Questions about Eye Surgery
1. How long does eye surgery take?
Each surgery is different, however on account of the highly advanced technology and techniques we have accessed about all treatments which are currently ‘day stay’ procedures. For more information about specific eye procedures, take a look at Our Services page.
2. What are the risks of eye surgery?
With every single surgery, there is a probability of complications. Nonetheless, complications from eye medical surgery that could debilitate your vision are extremely rare. Your specialist will clarify all the majority of the potential risks to you at the beginning.
The most genuine hazard related to eye surgery is an infection, and this vulnerability can be decreased significantly by following the advice of your specialist after the surgery. For instance, it’s extremely critical to utilize any eye drops or pharmaceutical you are given after surgery.
3. How should I prepare before surgery?
The majority of procedures we do are done under local anaesthesia. That implies no special planning, (for example, not eating in advance) is normally required. Be that as it may, your consultant specialist and our team will advise you at your consultation appointment if any special preparations are necessary.
4. Can my family or friend accompany me?
Keeping the same question in mind, Aakash Eye Hospital has forwarwarded one step ahead to give you a home away from home feeling even if you are coming for an eye surgery. We are the most premium and one of the largest eye hospital in Pune. Visit our new clinic and see the difference. You are welcome to bring your relative or friend with you when you come for eye surgery and some other appointments too. During the surgery, they can wait for you in one of our reception areas. Or on the other hand, they can remain extremely near to you all throughout the surgery by viewing through an observation window, or on an observation screen.
5. What if I’m too nervous to go through with it?
It’s normal to be nervous before undergoing any surgical procedure. That is why our caring, friendly and extremely experienced group is always available. An aspect of their job is to make you ensure you feel relaxed and comfortable before, during and after your surgery. They are profoundly trained and will have the capacity to answer the greater part of your questions and concerns. They are very much capable of making even the most nervous patient feel totally calm.
6. Will there be any pain?
You won’t feel any pain during the Eye Surgery. Nowadays most of them use a local anesthesia during the entire surgery, so you will be awake but your eye will be ‘numb’ to any pain. You may encounter some distress but your surgeon will clearly explain to you about it beforehand.
7. Will I be sedated for surgery? or What kind of anesthesia is used?
For the majority of procedures, a local anesthesia is used, so you will be awake during your eye surgery, but you should feel no pain. A prepared and experienced anesthetist will control your anxiety usually by an injection. For a few medical procedures where it’s probably you will encounter some distress, you may likewise have the choice of taking a mild sedative. We use best and branded drops for local anesthesia.
Questions about what it’s like after eye surgery & recovery:
1. How long will my treatment take?
Since each method is unique, as is each patient’s recovery time varies. However, as nowadays advanced technology and techniques are being introduced, we use them for most of our surgical procedures which has eventually improved the recovery times. Some treatments like Lasik are done within 15-20 min most of the times.
For example, most of the patients can return home within one hour of cataract surgery and can enjoy normal vision again within a couple of days.
2. How long does the whole process take? Are there any follow-up visits?
This depends upon the surgery you undergo. However, the majority part of surgeries are performed by us are currently ‘day stay’. That implies that you will have the capacity to return home on the day of your surgery.
For a few surgeries, at least one follow-up visit is required to ensure the surgery has been effective, and to watch that your eye is healing.
3. What precautions should I take after surgery?
After eye surgery, it’s vital to lessen the danger of infection however as much as could reasonably be expected. That typically implies abstaining from swimming and exposure to potentially contaminated water such as hot tubs.
A few surgeries, for example, those including retinal surgical procedure, will expect you to maintain a distance from any strenuous activity for the initial couple of days. Furthermore, after a vitrectomy, you might be encouraged to keep your head in a certain position to help to heal.
It’s very important that you follow the specific instructions your surgeon gives you, such as using any eye drops or medication you are given or wearing an eye glasses to protect your eye.