What is Phacoemulsification ?
Phacoemulsification is a modern cataract surgery in which the eye's internal lens is emulsified with an ultrasonic handpiece and aspirated from the eye. Aspirated fluids are replaced with irrigation of balanced salt solution to maintain the anterior chamber.
In Sajad Hospital :
by the doctor's instruction please refer to the reception unit for filing
You will be referred to the hospital emergency department for an emergency doctor visit
You will be directed to the pharmacy to get the lens
You will be referred to medical lab for the blood test.
You will be referred to radiology if the emergency doctor orders you.
You will be admitted to the surgical ward and preoperative treatment will be performed for you
You will be taken to the operating room for surgery
The operation takes about 30 Minutes, then you are transferred to recovery and then to the surgical ward, and postoperative treatment is performed for you.
The same day or the next day you will be discharged with instruction in medication, post-operative care, and time to visit the doctor office (depending on each doctor) and get the educational pamphlet.