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Good hospital for Phaco surgery n bangalore - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hello doc
Doctor :   Hi.
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   my father has cataract...
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   i want to know some good hospitals where the surgery can be done
User :   age:64
User :   gender:male
User :   occupation:retired
User :   loc:bengaluru
User :   married
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   You can use the search a doctor/hospital feature on our homepage to find a doctor in your area.
User :   wt/ht: 80/175
User :   ok
User :   but
User :   can u tell me the estimated costs and all
Doctor :   If you wish, we can fix up your appointment with a doctor in your area.
Doctor :   The expense depends on the procedure involved.
User :   is any hospitalization rqd in catarct surgery?
Doctor :   Phaco surgery costs anywhere netween Rs. 20,000-30,000
Doctor :   It usually depends if there is any complication involved or not.
Doctor :   Most hospitals do it on a day care basis.
User :   ok
User :   n the other procedure is capsular cataract extraction
User :   how much can it cost?
Doctor :   There is SIRS which is rarely done these days, it would be less expensive
Doctor :   The cost for Phaco also depends on the type of lens
Doctor :   a foreign lens would cost more than an Indian lens
User :   is foreign lens recommended or is it just a craze kind of thing?
Doctor :   That depends as it is said to be more comfortable and with less complications. Also some people esp if diabetic can accept only foriegn lenses
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   yeah
Doctor :   Ok
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