Cataract Surgery in Chennai

A cataract is the leading cause of blindness in India. In Chennai, every year, nearly 1.5 lakh people undergo cataract surgery. The cost of cataract surgery in Chennai ranges from Rs. 4,000 to Rs. 40,000. Cataract surgery is a safe and effective procedure to treat cataracts. It is a daycare surgery and does not require hospitalization. The surgery is usually performed under local anesthesia.

Cataract surgery involves making an incision in the eye to remove the cloudy lens and replacing it with an artificial intraocular lens. It is a safe and effective procedure with a high success rate. In fact, cataract surgery is one of the most commonly performed surgeries in India.

After cataract surgery, you will need to use eye drops for a few weeks. You will also need to avoid strenuous activities and exposure to dust and smoke for a few weeks. Most people recover well from cataract surgery and can resume their normal activities within a few weeks.

Symptoms Of Cataract

cloudy lens
Cloudy Eye Lens
blurry vision cataract
Blurry Vision
halos surrounding
Halos Surrounding Light
increased sensitivity
Increaded Sensitivity to Glare
double vision
Double Vision
trouble seeing
Trouble Seeing at Night

Cataract Surgery Cost in Chennai

The complete cost of cataract surgery in Chennai depends upon the “Type of lens” and the “type of surgery procedure”. However, the cost of a Cataract surgery in Chennai varies between Rs.10,000 to Rs.50,000. For example, the cost of a traditional cataract Surgery with “Indian Lens” starts at around Rs.10,000, Phaco Cataract Surgery with “Imported lens”, comes around Rs.20,000 and MICS with “Imported Lens” comes around Rs.35,000. 

The cost of cataract surgery will also depend on the hospital and the eye doctor that you are choosing in Chennai. At MantraCare, we have a team of 30+ cataract surgeons in Chennai, with cataract surgery starting from Rs. 10,000.

Best Hospital For Cataract Surgery in Chennai

Chennai has many eye hospitals for cataract surgery such as Eye clinic Chennai, Eye Center Chennai, Eye Mantra Chennai by Mantracare . MantraCare is one of the leaders in Cataract treatment in Chennai with over 100,000+ eyes operated so far by its doctors.

We are amongst the 1st few to have a Laser Femto Assisted Surgery Unit in Chennai . The technology enables the correction of pre-existing astigmatism. Latest technology with a complete range of premium IOLs, gives the most beneficial results after cataract surgery by our top cataract surgeons in Chennai.

Our Chennai clinics are accessible from these localities

  • Abiramapuram
  • Adyar
  • Agaram
  • Aminjikarai
  • Anna Nagar
  • Anna Nagar east
  • Anna Nagar western extn
  • Anna Road
  • Arumbakkam
  • Ashoknagar
  • Aynavaram
  • Besantnagar
  • Broadway
  • Cemetry Road
  • Central Institute of technolog
  • Central Leather research insti
  • Chamiers Road
  • Race course
  • Chepauk
  • Chetput
  • Chintadripet
  • Choolai
  • Choolaimedu
  • D G vaishnav college
  • Decosters Road
  • Defence Officer’s colony
  • Directorate Of tech education
  • Dr. ambedkar nagar
  • Edapalayam
  • Egmore
  • Ekkaduthangal
  • Eldams Road
  • Engineering College
  • Erukkancheri
  • Ethiraj Salai
  • Flowers Road
  • Foreshore Estate
  • Fort St george
  • G K m colony
  • Gaudiyamath Road
  • Golluvar Agraharam road
  • Gopalapuram
  • Government Estate
  • Govt Stanley hospital
  • Greams Road
  • Guindy Industrial estate
  • Guindy North
  • High Court building
  • Hindi Prachar sabha
  • Icf Colony
  • Indian Institute of technology
  • Indira Nagar
  • Jafferkhanpet
  • Jam Bazaar
  • Jawahar Nagar
  • Kalaignar Karunanidhi nagar

Top Cataract Surgeons in Chennai

Dr. Rajat Jain

Dr. Rajat Jain

Femtosecond Lasik

Dr. Shweta Jain

Dr. Shweta Jain

Cataract, Retina, Glaucoma, Lasik

Dr.-Neha-Mohan

Dr. Neha Mohan

Femtosecond Lasik

Dr. Lalit Chaudhary

Dr. Lalit Chaudhary

Oculoplasty

Cataract Facilities in Chennai

FAQ’s

Cataract surgery cost in Chennai ranges from Rs. 10,000 to Rs. 30,000 per eye. If you have cataracts in both eyes, the cost of surgery may range from Rs. 20,000 to Rs. 60,000 approximately.

There are various factors that are usually considered while calculating the overall cost of cataract surgery in Chennai. These factors include- 

  • Choice of the hospital for cataract surgery in Chennai
  • The technique used for cataract removal (MICS, Femto or Phaco)
  • Type of IOL (intraocular lens) chosen for replacement 
  • Post-surgery care and support 

EyeMantra Chennai by MantraCare simplifies the surgical journey of the patient and provides comprehensive care:

  • Advanced technique for cataract treatment in Chennai
  • Best hospital for cataract surgery in Chennai 
  • Pick and drop service on the day of surgery 
  • All insurances covered with assistance 
  • Free follow-up consultations 

To get in touch with the best cataract doctors in Chennai, you only need to call MantraCare. We have the best team of ophthalmologists that specialize in all kinds of cataract treatment in Chennai.

The pain, discomfort, irritation in the eyes, and other after-effects of surgery usually improve within 1-2 days. The full recovery may take 3 to 4 weeks. The doctor provides a new prescription for the eyes only after the healing is complete.

Cataract surgery is covered by almost all health insurance policies. If you are covered, you need not pay anything.