Frequently Asked Questions
Cataract surgery is typically completed in 10-15 minutes.
The average stay for patients after surgery is 2 nights but it can last anywhere from 1 night to 2 weeks depending on the procedure.
We will do our best! Some illnesses are easier to treat than others, but you can be sure that you will be taken care of by our trusted doctors and nurses.
Glasses can cost anywhere from 15,000 - 400,000 UGX depending on the type of glasses and the style you prefer.
We recommend every two years or earlier if visual issues arise.
Most cataracts develop when aging or injury changes the tissue that makes up your eye's lens.
Some inherited genetic disorders that cause other health problems can increase your risk of cataracts. Cataracts can also be caused by other eye conditions, past eye surgery, or medical conditions such as diabetes. Long-term use of steroid medications, too, can cause cataracts to develop.
Cost of surgery can range from 220,000 - 1,000,000 UGX depending on the surgery needed.
Monday - Thursday.
No, come anytime during the following hours:
Monday-Friday: 8:30am - 5:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am - 1:00pm
Sundays & holidays: Emergency Cases Only
Yes! We accept AAR, SANLAM, and IAA insurance plans.
In hospitals like the BEH who have specialized doctors, is it safe to do catract surgery on a baby as young as 1-2 months old/ The longer you wait, the higher chance the catarct has a negative effect on the development of the childs eye.
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