Category: Cataract

What Does An IOL Do During Cataract Surgery?

woman before cataract surgery

Are you concerned that you may have cataracts? Cataracts are common in adults who are over the age of 40.  When you have cataracts, it can get progressively harder to see as they make your natural lens more cloudy over time. The only way to treat cataracts is to have cataract surgery.  This procedure removes… Read More


5 Things To Expect During Cataract Surgery Recovery

Did you know that cataract surgery is the most commonly performed medical procedure in the United States? Cataracts will affect almost half of the population by the time they are 75 years old.  So it isn’t surprising that the one effective treatment for them is so popular. Cataract surgeons perform the procedure on a regular… Read More


Why Do I Need To Have Cataract Surgery?

For individuals in their forties, fifties, or sixties, declining vision seems like it’s just part of life. But it may be a sign that you have cataracts and need to have cataract surgery. What can make cataracts and the surgery confusing is understanding when to have surgery, or even knowing if you have cataracts. Keep… Read More


Can I Reduce My Risk Of Developing Cataracts?

Young woman exercising after Cataract Surgery

If you’re 40 years of age or older, you could already have a mild cataract and not even know it! Cataracts most commonly occur as a normal part of aging. They take years, if not decades, to form and develop. You may wonder if there is anything you can do to reduce your risk of… Read More


5 Signs You Should Consider Cataract Surgery

Cataracts may sound like a problem that only the elderly need to worry about but they aren’t. Not only can you get them at any age, but you have a higher chance of developing them if you’re over 40. They can develop slowly enough that you may not even notice them until they’ve affected your… Read More


What Are The Side Effects Of Cataract Surgery?

Cataract surgery is the most commonly performed medical procedures in the United States. It’s also one of the safest procedures is since it’s performed frequently. But any surgery carries its share of risks and side effects. It’s important to make a distinction between side effects and potential risks. Side effects are normal and affect most… Read More


How To Choose An IOL For Cataract Surgery

If you’re having cataract surgery, you know that you need to decide what kind of IOL to get. When you have cataract surgery, the surgeon will remove your natural lens to get rid of your cataract. Your natural lens needs a replacement, and that’s where the IOL— or intraocular lens— comes into play. An IOL… Read More


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