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Cataract Surgery in Athens

Hospitals, clinics and medical centers in Athens, Greece performing Cataract Surgery.
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Hygeia Hospital

HYGEIA Hospital is the first large private hospital to operate in Greece and has been a leading healthcare provider for the last 35 years. It is the first and only hospital in Greece to be accredited by the JCI.


Cataract is treated at Hygeia Hospital

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About Cataract Surgery

This information is intended for general information only and should not be considered as medical advice on the part of Any decision on medical treatments, after-care or recovery should be done solely upon proper consultation and advice of a qualified physician.

Cataract surgery is a simple procedure where a surgeon removes the eye's clouded natural lens and replaces them with artificial intraocular lens (IOL).
The entire operation is usually done on an outpatient basis and lasts between 15 and 30 minutes. Patients may experience little to no pain and can usually return to their normal activities the following day.

Duration of procedure/surgery : 15-30 minutes

Days admitted : None (day surgery)

Anesthesia : Local anesthesia

Recovery : Usually 1 day

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