Cataract Surgery

Cataracts and their treatment

A cataract is one of the most common reasons for diminished vision quality, and affects most people as they age. It is also the most frequent cause of blindness worldwide. Patients often don’t realise they have cataracts until cloudy vision starts to dramatically impair their daily lives. Left untreated, a cataract may even lead to complete loss of vision. The good news is that a cataract can be treated easily and effectively with a safe, routine procedure. The replacement of the eye-lens blurred by a cataract with an Intraocular Lens (IOL) is currently performed over 20 million times per year worldwide1. Learn more about modern cataract treatment technologies.

What are Cataracts? When vision becomes cloudy
Causes and Risk Factors of Cataract How to prevent cataracts
Diagnosing and Treating a Cataract Prepare for your appointment
Cataract Surgery Procedures – Step-by-step – Risks and Costs Guidelines for patients interested in cataract surgery
Choosing a Cataract Lens Introducing Intraocular Lenses: What are the differences?
Frequently Asked Questions about Cataract Treatment What you should know about cataract treatment
Vision Simulation Tool Experience how different types of intraocular lenses may correct your visual disorders!
Your ZEISS IOL information Have you been implanted with an intraocular lens from ZEISS and/or are you looking for product information on ZEISS IOLs?

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1 Based on WHO data.