Cataract Surgery | Types, Complications, Recovery, Costs & More

Complications of cataract

Cataract has a progressive course affecting the eyesight over time, yet it has no systemic affection. Therefore, cataract complications are limited to the ability of the eye to perceive light, as neglected cases of cataract is predisposed to a condition called amblyopia which is a medical condition in which the brain center responsible for image perception gradually stop perceiving image from the diseased eye and depend on the healthy eye. Complications of cataracts are predominantly resulting from its surgery such as retinal detachment, corneal injury, ocular hypertension, posterior capsular opacification …etc.