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|Easy on cataract surgery, prone to side effects|
Easy on cataract surgery, prone to side effects
-Significant likelihood of visual impairment if having underlying diseases-
Cataract is a common ophthalmologic disease among the elderly, and consumers often take cataract surgeries as a minor procedure, hence easy on decisions to undergo a cataract surgery*. However, consumers should take notice of continued reports on post-cataract surgery side effects.
* Cataract surgeries performed by year: 518,663 (2016) → 549,471 (2017) → 592,191 (2018) (National Health Insurance Corporation, 2018 Main Surgery Statistical Yearbook.)
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