Infection Control Interventions After Cataract Surgery

Eye cataract surgery can dramatically improve your vision when conservative treatments such as wearing stronger glasses are ineffective. During your surgery, your doctor will remove the cloudy lens of your eye called the cataract, and replace it with a small plastic implant that resembles a clear contact lens. Cataract removal surgery is considered a minimally invasive surgical procedure, and most patients recover quickly. While the risk for a post-operative infection is minimal following cataract surgery, consider the following interventions to further reduce your risk. [Read More]