Cataract surgery is one of the most common elective surgical procedure in the world today and studies reveal that 96% of patients benefit from excellent post-operative vision improvement.2 

The risk of serious complications from cataract surgery is very low and most can be treated with medicines or further surgery. There is a very small risk – around 1 in 1,000 – of permanent sight loss in the treated eye as a direct result of the operation. 3 


  1. The Success of Cataract Surgery and the Preoperative Measurement of Retinal Function by Electrophysiological Techniques

Jing An, Lei Zhang, Yusheng Wang, Zuoming Zhang 

  1. Cataract Surgery. Retrieved from the NHS website: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/cataract-surgery/ 

Note: Any surgical or invasive procedure carries risks. Before proceeding, you should seek the opinion of an appropriately qualified health practitioner.  

Medicare rebates are available for eligible patients.

Yes, with the appropriate level of private health insurance. Please call the Crystal Eye & Laser Centre for details.