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Cataract Surgery in Chennai

Hospitals, clinics and medical centers in Chennai, India performing Cataract Surgery.

Cost of Cataract Surgery in India

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Cataract Surgery

$US 1,000

$US 1,500

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Sankara Nethralaya

A non-profit missionary institution providing comprehensive ophthalmologic care to national and international patients. Also a research institute.


Cataract is treated at Sankara Nethralaya

Fortis Malar Hospital

One of the largest private hospitals in Chennai, containining five specialty centres: Heart Institute, Institute for Renal Sciences, Specialty Centre for Joints, OBG and Gynecology centre and a Diabetes centre.


Cataract is treated at Fortis Malar Hospital

3 listed ophthalmologists:

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Dr. Lalitha Ganesh


Dr. Manohar Babu


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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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