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Cataract Surgery in South Africa

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

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.


Cataract is treated at Life Healthcare Hospital Group

Netcare Group

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


Cataract is treated at Netcare Group

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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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