Cataract Surgery

Everything that you need to know to properly prepare for cataract surgery

If You Are Having Cataract Surgery

Cataract surgery frequently asked questions for Dr. Calotti

What happens at my pre op visit?

  • Measurements will be taken
  • You will see Dr. Calotti for counselling regarding anaesthesia type, lens type and refractive correction


What kind of refractive correction is offered?

  • Astigmatism correction with Limbal Relaxing Incision or Toric Lens
  • Multifocal Lenses


What kind of anaesthesia does Dr. Calotti use?

  • In most cases (95%) Dr. Calotti only uses local anaesthesia with eye drops and gel application
  • 5% General Anaesthesia (special cases)


When can I get glasses after surgery?

  • One month later


What do I need to know about my post operative Cataract Surgery Care?

  • It is a day surgery
  • You will need a driver to accompany you
  • You will be using eye drops and/or ointment for three weeks after surgery
  • Detailed instructions will be given to you on discharge


 
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I had an appointment at Great Lakes Eye Centre today. I've heard great things about Dr. Calotti from other family members and friends, but had my own awesome experience today. Dr. Calotti is experienced, educated, skillful, capable, gentle, confident yet very considerate and patient. The entire staff is warm and very professional . Words cannot describe how grateful I am for you Dr. Calotti. Thank you for taking such great care of me. You have a special gift as a surgeon and as a person.

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