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In today’s era, cataracts are the leading cause of blindness with over 51% identified with cataracts among an estimated population of 20 million, globally.According to the Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association, over 66.7% suffer with cataracts as the leading and most prominent cause of vision impairment and blindness, in Pakistan. Eyecare experts advocate to halt the growth of continual vision loss from cataracts via early diagnosis and treatment. We can stop legal and total blindness caused by cataracts and restore a healthy vision with the help of advancements made in ophthalmology.
There are 3 types of cataract surgery:
• Phacoemulsification (PHACO)
• Femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery (FLACS)
• Extracapsular cataract extraction (ECCE)