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Cataract Surgery in South Africa

Hospitals, clinics and medical centers in South Africa performing Cataract Surgery.

CHRIS HANI BARAGWANATH HOSPITAL

The Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital is the 3rd largest hospital in the world, occupying around 173 acres (0.70 km2), with approximately 3,200 beds and about 6,760 staff members.

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Cataract is treated at CHRIS HANI BARAGWANATH HOSPITAL

Netcare Group

Netcare Group provides innovative, quality healthcare in South Africa and the United Kingdom.

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Cataract is treated at Netcare Group

Life Healthcare Hospital Group

Life Healthcare is a leading private hospital operator in South Africa and primarily serves the market for privately insured individuals, representing approximately eight million people. The group provides mainly acute care, high technology private hospital services.

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Cataract is treated at Life Healthcare Hospital Group

Nelson Mandela Academic Hospital

Nelson Mandela Academic Hospital is a large Provincial government funded hospital situated in central Mthatha in South Africa. It is a tertiary teaching hospital and forms part of the Mthatha Hospital Complex.

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Cataract is treated at Nelson Mandela Academic Hospital

Life Kingsbury Hospital

The extensive hospital network includes 64 hospitals (of which 57 are majority owned by Life Healthcare and another seven in which the group holds substantial minority ownership), providing a range of healthcare services throughout South Africa.

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Cataract is treated at Life Kingsbury 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 Health-Tourism.com. 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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