Acta Scientific Ophthalmology (ISSN: 2582-3191)

Editorial Volume 6 Issue 8

Past and Present Scenario and 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: June 07, 2023; Published: July 01, 2023

Cataract in Greek terminology know as water fall is one of TGE commonest global surgery done by almost all ophthalmologists and is perhaps the only surgical modality which ensures vision to a patient. Who cant see however to ensure success one has to take all the necessary precautions to ensure vision for this local focal abd general causes have to be assessed and if present have to be taken care like if a patient of cataract has d m hypertension b Asthana and other medical issues stages have to be treated before surgery local causes in eye like any kind of conjunctivitis and chronic dacrocytes has to be TAJEM care of WURH recent advances in ophthalmology cataract surgery has undergone drastic changes we have now ophthalmic subspecialities like Laser phaco lasik glaucoma surgeon ant and post segment surgery retinal paediatric ophthalmologist and Neu ophthalmologist and oculoplastic ancient and traditional surgery of cataract is fascinating and in present scenario will appear very crude long back TGE medicine and surgery was very primitive no surgeons no anesthesia we had phack or psedo eye surgeons. Who were known as couches they use to put a needle at the limbus of a patient to dislocate TGE lens in p chamber in order to make pupilar area clear and this process was called aa coughing for some time’ patient would see ans was happy before complications would set in cataract was also removed by some instruments like Vectus cryosphere.



Citation: Gowhar Ahmad. “Past and Present Scenario and History of Cataract Surgery".Acta Scientific Ophthalmology 6.8 (2023): 01.


Copyright: © 2023 Gowhar Ahmad. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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