A Patient's Guide To Cataracts And Cataract Surgery

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Like a camera, the image captured by the optical nerves is “focused” on the back of the eye by a cornea. Cataract is defined by haziness in the lens of the eye resulting in blurry vision. The time to consider cataract surgery will depend on your individual needs.

This book provides us with insights on patients’ guide to cataract and the treatments involved. “A Patient's Guide to Cataracts and Cataract Surgery” is written by Dr Gerard Chuah, a leading eye surgeon in Asia and also the Medical Director of the Asian Diabetic and Retinal Disease Center and his team of doctors.

 

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Contents

Foreword
Contributors
Acknowledgements
What is a Cataract?
Symptoms ofCataract Formation 3 Assessment for Cataract Formation by an Eye Surgeon
When should Igo for Cataract Surgery? 5 Preoperative Assessment and Counseling before Cataract Surgery 6 Treatment forCataracts any Medication...
Postoperative Care after Cataract Surgery
Frequently Asked Questions FAQs
Special types of Cataracts and Cataracts and Management Problemsi Congential andjuvenil cataracts ii
Future Developments in Cataract Surgery
Copyright

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About the author

Dr Gerard Chuah obtained his basic medical degree in 1988 from the National University of Singapore, followed by his Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (FRCS Edinburgh) in 1993 and in 1994, he obtained his Master of Medicine in Ophthalmology from the Postgraduate School of Medicine, National University of Singapore. He subsequently obtained his Advanced Specialty Training Certification in 1997 and went to the University of Toronto for his Fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery from 1997-1998. He also went to the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary for a medical retina fellowship in 1998.

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