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Phacoemulsification Surgery in India

Hospitals, clinics and medical centers in India performing Phacoemulsification (Phaco) surgery for cataract.

Cost of Phacoemulsification Surgery (Phaco) in India

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Phacoemulsification Surgery

$US 750

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Hospitals and clinics offering Phacoemulsification Surgery in India

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Apollo Spectra Hospital Koramangala

Part of the Nova Medical Centers group, the center offers over 700 different procedures, with a specialty in general surgery, gynecology, plastic and cosmetic surgery, orthopedics, radiology, pediatrics, urology, and ophthalmology.

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Phacoemulsification Surgery

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Apollo Spectra Hospital Kailash Colony

A modern surgery center, opened in 2010, specializing in elective surgeries. Medical procedures carriedout at the center include general surgery, urology, pediatrics, orthopedics, oncology, plastic and cosmetic surgery, ophthalmology, pain management.

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Columbia Asia Hospital - Palam Vihar

A modern 100 bed hospital opened in 2008, located in Gurgaon, outside of New Delhi.The hospital is a part of the Columbia Asia Group, which has an international patients office able to assist foreign patients with all aspects of medical travel.

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Artemis Health Institute

The flagship hospital of the Artemis Health Sciences offers caters to local and international patients alike. It is the first 300-bed multi-specialty hospital in India to function with a paperless information management scheme.

Listed ophthalmologist:

Dr. Sameer Kaushal

Eye Surgeon

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Phaco with acrylic foldable

750 US$

Phacoemulsification with foldable multifocal lens

1,750 US$

Phacoemulsification with Toric IOL

1,250 US$

Shroff Eye Hospital

Provider of comprehensive eye care services, covering a wide range of subspecialties in the field of ophthalmology.

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Dr. Ashok C.Shroff

Ophthalmologist

Dr. Rahul Ashok Shroff

Ophthalmologist

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Phacoemulsification

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Max Eye Care

An ophthalmology center with a wide coverage of eye care services to offer, from checkups, diagnostics, treatments, surgeries, and other eye care procedures.

Listed ophthalmologist:

Dr. Sanjay Dhawan

Cataract Surgery,Refractive Surgery,Glaucoma Surgery,Medical Ophthalmology

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Phacoemulsification Surgery

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LaseRx - HiTech Eye Surgery Clinic

A laser vision correction clinic specializing in cataract surgeries (phacoemulsification) and refractive lens surgeries and implant procedures.

Listed ophthalmologists:

Dr. Rupal Shah

Medical Director

Dr. Nirav Patel

Phacoemulsification and small incision cataract surgery

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Phacoemulsification Surgery

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Moolchand Medcity

Trust based hospital that treats around 7,000 international patients a year. India's first JCI and comprehensive NABH accredited hospital.

4 listed ophthalmologists:

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Dr. Satish Mehta

Ophthalmology

Dr. Manoj Rai Mehta

Ophthalmology

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Phacoemulsification Surgery

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Fortis Mohali Hospital

A JCI accredited hospital, and one of the region’s leading multi-speciality hospitals, with a super-speciality in Heart.

Listed ophthalmologist:

Dr. Col Jaivir Singh

Consultant, Ophthalmology

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Phacoemulsification Surgery

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Narayana Hrudayalaya Health City

A conglomeration of hospitals in one campus, including: the Sparsh Hospital for Orthopedics & Trauma, the Mazumdar Shaw Cancer Center, the Narayana Hrudayalaya Heart Hospital, the Narayana Nethralaya Eye Hospital, as well as a full fledged multi specialty hospital.

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Dr. Arati Rupauliha

Consultant Ophthalmologist

Dr. Dipangshu Basu Chaudhuri

Consultant Opthalmologist

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Phacoemulsification Surgery

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About Phacoemulsification 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.

What is Phacoemulsification Surgery?
Phacoemulsification surgery is a procedure to remove a cataract from the lens in the eye. Cataracts are cloudy parts in the eye’s lens and phacoemulsification uses ultrasound to remove them, as well as to remove the front part of the lens capsule. Often an intraocular lens will be implanted in order to compensate for the removal of the natural lens.

How is Phacoemulsification Surgery carried out?
The surgeon makes two small cuts in the eye and creates a circular opening on the surface. Sound waves (ultrasound) through a special instrument destroy the cataract. The cataract and lens particles are removed using suction. The surgeon will then normally place an intraocular lens implant into the lens capsule.

What are the chances of success with Phacoemulsification Surgery?
According to the BMJ, phacoemulsification surgery works better than extracapsular cataract extraction (ECCE) to improve sight.
According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology (2006), 95 percent of adults were satisfied with the results of the surgery.

How popular is this type of surgery?
Phacoemulsification surgery is the most popular type of cataract surgery, according to WebMD.
Phacoemulsification surgery is preferred over extracapsular surgery because it can be completed more quickly, recovery of sight after the surgery is quicker, the healing process is quicker and there is a lower risk of complications.

Duration of procedure/surgery : The procedure takes around 20 minutes.

Number of sessions required : Usually only one eye at a time is worked on with Phacoemulsification, so if you need both eyes operated, it will usually require 2 sessions.

Days admitted : None. Phaco surgery takes place on an outpatient basis.

Anesthesia : Local anesthesia with a sedative if needed.

Recovery : Patients should rest for 24 hours following phaco surgery but can return to work the next day.

Risks : According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology (2006), less than 5 percent of people suffer serious complications following phacoemulsification surgery.

Risks include:

- Eye infection.
- Swelling or fluid in the eye.
- Bleeding in the eye.
- Retinal detachment.
- Glaucoma.
- Astigmatism.
- Secondary cataract.

After care : - You may wear a bandage for one night following phaco surgery.
- At night, wear a protective shield over the eye for a week after the procedure.
- You may experience some vision changes for a short time after the procedure.
- Use prescribed eye drops for a month following phacoemulsification surgery.

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