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Is the intervention painful?

During the intervention you may feel a sense of touch, pressure, but not pain. In the immediate postoperative period, during the first hours, there may be a sensation of grit, stinging, tearing, photophobia. The normal thing is that advanced the first 24 hours practically have no discomfort.

Do both eyes operate at the same time?

It depends on the procedure followed, but it is usual to do it in the same session.

How long does the laser procedure take?

It lasts only a few minutes, it is a very fast intervention that will vary according to the diopters to be corrected, no more than 30 minutes, after which, the patient can leave the clinic by his own foot

From what age can I operate?

From the age of 18, as long as the graduation has stabilized.

What tests will they do to me?

Measurement of visual acuity.

Study of the anterior segment of the eye.

Study of the posterior segment, fundus of the eye, for which they will have to dilate the pupil.

Once all the previous study has been done, each case will be analyzed to give a personalized diagnosis and to communicate to the patient what will be the most appropriate procedure to correct their refraction problems.

Do I have to be accompanied?

It is advisable to be accompanied, but above all do not drive any vehicle after the tests, because when you dilate your pupils, symptoms occur that cause blurred vision for a few hours.

Is there a waiting list for cataract surgery?

No, there are no waiting lists at Innova Ocular.

What is cataract surgery?

It is about replacing the lens, which is the natural lens through which the eye focuses the rays of light on the queen, by an artificial lens that does the same function and lasts a lifetime.

In cataract surgery, do both eyes operate at the same time?

No, the two eyes are not normally operated at the same time. A period of time is usually left between the intervention of one eye and that of the other. About a week.

How long does the laser procedure take?

It lasts only a few minutes, it is a very fast intervention that will vary according to the diopters to be corrected, no more than 30 minutes, after which, the patient can leave the clinic by his own foot.

When does presbyopia or tired sight appear?

The symptoms of this pathology can appear from the 40 years of age.

Can it be prevented?

No, it is an age-associated pathology, making it virtually impossible to prevent.

What is the intervention?

It is a question of replacing the lens, which is the natural lens through which the eye focuses the rays of light on the queen, by a multifocal intraocular lens that does the same function and lasts a lifetime, allowing the patient to recover his Near, intermediate and distant vision without the use of glasses or contact lenses.

Do I need to stay logged in?

No, it is an outpatient intervention that is performed with topical anesthesia by the application of drops. The patient will return to his house by his own foot.

If I operate on presbyopia, can I avoid cataracts in the future?

Yes, the intervention by the implantation of a multifocal intraocular lens, will prevent the appearance of cataracts definitively.

What are the requirements to be able to operate 123?

Be of age.

Have stable graduation.

Do not have graduation too high. (More than 12 in myopia and 6 in hypermetropia and astigmatism)

What is the first consultation?

In the first consultation, all the necessary tests will be carried out to obtain a personalized diagnosis that will allow the patient to indicate the most appropriate technique to solve their problems of myopia, farsightedness and / or astigmatism.

What tests will they do to me?

Measurement of visual acuity.

Study of the anterior segment of the eye.

Study of the posterior segment, fundus of the eye, for which they will have to dilate the pupil.

Once all the previous study has been done, each case will be analyzed to give a personalized diagnosis and to communicate to the patient what will be the most appropriate procedure to correct their refraction problems.

Can I go with contact lenses?

No, if you use contact lenses, you have to take them out seven days before the study.

 

Do I have to be accompanied?

It is advisable to be accompanied, but above all do not drive any vehicle after the tests, because when you dilate your pupils, symptoms occur that cause blurred vision for a few hours.

How long does the intervention last?

It lasts only a few minutes, it is a very fast intervention that will vary according to the diopters to be corrected, no more than 30 minutes, after which, the patient can leave the clinic by his own foot.

Is it a painful intervention?

No, it is not a painful intervention, anesthesia is applied by drops that allow the patient to feel nothing. There may be mild discomfort similar to the sensation of a speck of dust in the eye.

It's forever?


In most cases it does not reappear, although there are times that need to be retouched, a very low percentage of occasions.

How is the postoperative?

For the postoperative it is prescribed drops and tears that should be used during a brief period of time.

When is medical discharge received?

4 reviews will be performed before discharge.

24 hours.

A week.

A month.

At three months, where the last exploration will take place and medical discharge will proceed.

What is cataract surgery?

It is about replacing the lens, which is the natural lens through which the eye focuses the rays of light on the queen, by an artificial lens that does the same function and lasts a lifetime.

 

In cataract surgery, do both eyes operate at the same time?

No, the two eyes are not normally operated at the same time. A period of time is usually left between the intervention of one eye and that of the other. About a week.

How long does the laser procedure take?

It lasts only a few minutes, it is a very fast intervention that will vary according to the diopters to be corrected, no more than 30 minutes, after which, the patient can leave the clinic by his own foot.

 

When does presbyopia or tired sight appear?

The symptoms of this pathology can appear from the 40 years of age.

 

Can it be prevented?

No, it is an age-associated pathology, making it virtually impossible to prevent.

 

What is the intervention?

It is a question of replacing the lens, which is the natural lens through which the eye focuses the rays of light on the queen, by a multifocal intraocular lens that does the same function and lasts a lifetime, allowing the patient to recover his Near, intermediate and distant vision without the use of glasses or contact lenses.

Do I need to stay logged in?

No, it is an outpatient intervention that is performed with topical anesthesia by the application of drops. The patient will return to his house by his own foot.

If I operate on presbyopia, can I avoid cataracts in the future?

Yes, the intervention by the implantation of a multifocal intraocular lens, will prevent the appearance of cataracts definitively.

Is the intervention painful?

During the intervention you may feel a sense of touch, pressure, but not pain. In the immediate postoperative period, during the first hours, there may be a sensation of grit, stinging, tearing, photophobia. The normal thing is that advanced the first 24 hours practically have no discomfort.

Do both eyes operate at the same time?

It depends on the procedure followed, but it is usual to do it in the same session.

How long does the laser procedure take?

It lasts only a few minutes, it is a very fast intervention that will vary according to the diopters to be corrected, no more than 30 minutes, after which, the patient can leave the clinic by his own foot

From what age can I operate?

From the age of 18, as long as the graduation has stabilized.

What tests will they do to me?

Measurement of visual acuity.

Study of the anterior segment of the eye.

Study of the posterior segment, fundus of the eye, for which they will have to dilate the pupil.

Once all the previous study has been done, each case will be analyzed to give a personalized diagnosis and to communicate to the patient what will be the most appropriate procedure to correct their refraction problems.

Do I have to be accompanied?

It is advisable to be accompanied, but above all do not drive any vehicle after the tests, because when you dilate your pupils, symptoms occur that cause blurred vision for a few hours.

Is there a waiting list for cataract surgery?

No, there are no waiting lists at Innova Ocular.

What is cataract surgery?

It is about replacing the lens, which is the natural lens through which the eye focuses the rays of light on the queen, by an artificial lens that does the same function and lasts a lifetime.

In cataract surgery, do both eyes operate at the same time?

No, the two eyes are not normally operated at the same time. A period of time is usually left between the intervention of one eye and that of the other. About a week.

How long does the laser procedure take?

It lasts only a few minutes, it is a very fast intervention that will vary according to the diopters to be corrected, no more than 30 minutes, after which, the patient can leave the clinic by his own foot.

When does presbyopia or tired sight appear?

The symptoms of this pathology can appear from the 40 years of age.

Can it be prevented?

No, it is an age-associated pathology, making it virtually impossible to prevent.

What is the intervention?

It is a question of replacing the lens, which is the natural lens through which the eye focuses the rays of light on the queen, by a multifocal intraocular lens that does the same function and lasts a lifetime, allowing the patient to recover his Near, intermediate and distant vision without the use of glasses or contact lenses.

Do I need to stay logged in?

No, it is an outpatient intervention that is performed with topical anesthesia by the application of drops. The patient will return to his house by his own foot.

If I operate on presbyopia, can I avoid cataracts in the future?

Yes, the intervention by the implantation of a multifocal intraocular lens, will prevent the appearance of cataracts definitively.

When does the tired eye appear?

Symptoms of this pathology may appear as early as age 40.

Can it be prevented?

No, it is a pathology associated with age, so it is practically impossible to prevent it.

What is the intervention? It is a question of replacing the lens, which is the natural lens through which the eye focuses the rays of light on the queen, through a multifocal intraocular lens that does the same function and lasts a lifetime, allowing To the patient to recover their near, intermediate and distant vision without needing to use spectacles or contact lenses.

It can also be corrected through the application of the laser, depending on the circumstances and expectations of the patient.

How long does the intervention last?

It only lasts a few minutes, it is a very fast intervention, no more than 30 minutes, after which the patient can leave the clinic by his own foot.

Will I feel pain during the operation?

No, most patients feel only a small sensation of pressure during the operation and a slight stinging in the hours following the operation.

Do both eyes operate at the same time?

No, you do not operate both eyes at the same time. A period of time is usually left between the intervention of one eye and that of the other. About a week.

Do I need to stay logged in?

No, it is an outpatient intervention that is performed with topical anesthesia by the application of drops. The patient will return home by his own foot.

When will I get back to normal life?

Around one week after the procedure, the patient will be able to return to normal life. Some precautionary measures should be taken to avoid receiving any blows or to carry out physical activities that involve a lot of effort, especially during the first month.

If I operate on presbyopia, can I avoid having cataracts in the future?

Yes, intervention by implanting a multifocal intraocular lens will definitely prevent the appearance of cataracts. No, if the technique used is the laser.

Can I have surgery if I have myopia, farsightedness or astigmatism?

If, in addition, only one intervention can eliminate presbyopia, different refractive defects and cataract.

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