"I will never forget the moment when I removed the eye bandage the morning following the surgery to my right eye. I started to focus, and within seconds could see that the trees were so green, the flowers so bright and vivid. 
The same joy was repeated a few weeks later following surgery to my left eye. Euphoric!!
I can now see clearly without glasses for the first time in over 30 years. I'm still smiling 3 months later when I look out of the window!"

JM, Nottingham
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One Stop Cataract Service

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Usually when you are referred in with a cataract you are seen in a clinic by an Ophthalmologist, examined and then listed for surgery. You are placed on a waiting list and often have to come back for some scans prior to having your surgery. The waiting time for NHS surgery can be up to 4 months and even for private surgery you often have to wait for several weeks before having your procedure.

In the One-Stop Cataract Service you are seen by your consultant eye surgeon, assessed and prepared for surgery on the same day. You have your eye scans and the procedure the same morning or afternoon as your surgery. It means no time on a waiting list and you can get the whole thing done in the space of a morning or afternoon. This service is available both on the NHS and Privately at the Circle Nottingham, Woodthorpe Nottingham and at Loughborough Community Hospital. I believe it is the way all cataract surgery should be done and the feedback regarding this smooth, efficient and cost-effective service has been astounding.

If you wish to attend the One-Stop Cataract Service as an NHS patient then please ask your GP or optician to specify it on the referral letter. If you are a private patient then please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or request a call back today.

3. What surgical options are available for cataract surgery and what does cataract surgery entail?