Acta Scientific Ophthalmology (ASOP)

Editorial Volume 3 Issue 12

Brief History of Cataract Surgery

Gowhar Ahmad*

Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Florence Hospital Multispeciality Center, Chanapora, India

*Corresponding Author: Gowhar Ahmad, Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Florence Hospital Multispeciality Center, Chanapora, India.

Received: September 28, 2020; Published: October 30, 2020


  History of cataract surgery is very fascinating and our present generation of young ophthalmologists who are and have seen various subspecialities and recent advances in every branch of medicine might be surprised as what was done long back in the era when we had no anaesthesia no surgeons no medical care so what was done let me answer from ophthalmic point we had one can call them psuedosurgeons or quakes they would operate cataract by a modality called couching and they were called couchers.





Citation: Gowhar Ahmad. “Brief History of Cataract Surgery”. Acta Scientific Ophthalmology 3.12 (2020): 01.


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