Catarata, Cádiz, Costa de la Luz



It consists in removing the cloudy lens and replacing it with a clear artificial intraocular lens, to recover the far-sighted with monofocal lenses and the intermediate-sighted vision with multifocal lenses.



Operating Time: 20 to 30 minutes for each eye.

Anaesthesia: usually with anaesthetic eye drops.

Hospitalisation: not required.

Postsurgical Aftercare: do not touch your eyes. Eye drops instillation. Returning to normal life between five and ten days.



Before your trip:

• In order to prepare your case and give you a final price, it is advisable to send us reports from other specialists if you possess them.

• The patient will receive detailed information about techniques and equipment used before they arrive at the clinic.

• The patient may contract with the hotel a longer stay than is required for the surgical procedure.

• If surgery were rejected, the consultation and test fees must be paid.


Day 1

The patient arrives in the clinic and after admission they will receive the surgery agreements to sign. Consultation with the Ophthalmologist and Anaesthetist and pre-operative tests.

Day 2

  • Admission to the clinic at 08.30 h., fasting 6 hours prior.
  • Pupillary dilation for 45 minutes before surgical intervention.
  • Return to hotel with topical treatment after surgery.

Day 3

Postsurgical evaluation and confirmation of the treatment protocol.

Day 7

  • Visual and refractive evaluation.
  • Prescription of treatment.
  • Medical discharge.




Is the intervention painful?

The procedure is absolutely painless. The patient can only feel the pressure of manipulation work on the eye and the serum flowing into the eye.

In the first 24 hours after surgery it is usual to feel a slight discomfort, depending on each case, but it can be relieved with medication. After 24 hours the discomfort is mild or non-existent.

Can you play sports?

We usually recommend delaying sport activity for the first five to seven days. During the first month the patient should not practice violent sports in order not to receive a trauma in the eye. We recommend to wait one week for swimming.

We recommend using sunglasses with adequate UV filter for outdoor activities.

Is it a dangerous surgery?

All surgeries carry some complication risks but the current rate of serious incidence is between 2 and 5%. In our cases, it is lower than 2%.

When will I be completely recovered?

Although one or two days is good enough to have good vision, optimal vision is achieved after a month.

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