CATARACT

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CATARACT: 

CATARACT WARD 01 EYE WARD 2009-B Batch.

Patient assessment: 

Patient assessment Name- Mrs.Leelawathi Karunarathne . Age - 67 yrs. Sex - Female. Address – 222,Tallachchiya, Tambuttegama . Nationality – Sinhala. Religion – Buddhist. Educational Level- up to O/L. Occupation – House wife.

History: 

History Past medical Hx - Hypertension & Diabetes mellitus since 8 yrs on regular Tx & clinic follow up. Past surgical Hx - Nil Allergy Hx - Nil

Signs & symptoms: 

Signs & symptoms Pain in right eye. Blurred vision . Headache. Visual accuracy . R - 6/60 L - 6/18

Diagnosis: 

Diagnosis Mature cataract in right eye.

What is cataract ?: 

What is cataract ? A cataract is a progressive, painless clouding of the lens of the eye. Cataracts occur when protein builds up on the lenses and blocks some of the light from passing through, making it difficult to see clearly.

Causes : 

Causes Diabetes Smoking Excess alcohol use Eye Injury Prolonged use of corticosteroids Prolonged exposure to sunlight or radiation

Signs & symptoms: 

Signs & symptoms Double Vision Blurry Vision - look filmy, or cloudy. Glare -sensitivity to light. have trouble seeing in bright sunlight. Color Changes - look faded. Second Sight- ability to see close-up.

Pre - operative Mx: 

Pre - operative Mx Written informed consent for the surgery. Pre preparation – Early Optoflox eye drop 6 hrly . Remove the eye lashes. Fasting – No Immediate 20% Mannitol 250 cc given IV 20 minutes before Sx

Surgery: 

Surgery Anesthesia – LOCAL. Drug - Lidgnocain Methods PECCO ECCE

Post operative Mx: 

Post operative Mx Next morning after the surgery day. Remove the eye pad gently. Clean the eye with N.Saline by using sterile methods. Apply following eye drops. - G.Accular tds . - G.Predforte 4 hrly . - G.Zymar 8 hrly . Check the eye – SLIT lamp.

Complications: 

Complications

Health education: 

Health education

Complications: 

Complications

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