Category Archives: Cataract

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Learn about Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery

According to statistics, more than half of elderly Americans are affected by cataracts. This may help explain why more than 3.5 million cataract surgeries are performed annually in our country.  When a condition is as prevalent as cataracts, and surgery is so integral to positive outcomes, there are bound to be promising advances in treatment.… Read More »

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According to Study, Cataract Removal can Improve Quality of Life

Cataracts affect approximately 1 in 6 Americans over the age of 40. This condition is irreversible and continues to worsen until the clouded natural lenses are replaced with clear, intraocular lenses. The period in between the onset of cataracts and an enormous toll on daily living can vary from one person to another. In time,… Read More »

Don’t Wait! Get Your Cataracts Treated Sooner Rather than Later!

According to statistics, more than 90% of people are expected to develop cataracts at some point in their lifetime. To be more specific, even, experts say that cataracts typically develop by age 65. The condition, historically associated with old age and involving clouding of the eye’s natural lens, can develop much earlier than age 65… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jun 15 2021
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Does Cataract Surgery Hurt?

Nearly 25 million American adults have cataracts. After age 40, the risk of this common condition increases incrementally with every passing decade. If the symptoms of cataracts do develop, patients can rest somewhat easy knowing that, while cataracts can interrupt vision to varying degrees, the disease will not cause blindness. At the point when vision… Read More »

  • Posted on: Apr 15 2021
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Cataract Surgery Details You Should Know

According to statistics, approximately half of adults aged 75 to 85 have cataracts. This common eye condition can have a severe impact on visual clarity but, fortunately, can be treated with a relatively simple procedure. Here, we discuss what cataracts are and what to expect if both eyes develop cloudy vision. What are Cataracts? Cataracts… Read More »

  • Posted on: Nov 30 2020
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Three Things You Should Know About Cataracts

Cataracts affect 25 million Americans. Most of them are over the age of 55. Many of them live with cataracts for years before doing anything about them. One reason could be that cataracts can develop slowly enough to not notice vision changes right away. Another could be a lack of awareness about what cataracts are… Read More »

  • Posted on: Aug 30 2020
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Do You Know the Facts about Cataracts?

Eye health is not localized around how sharp our vision is. Although it can feel like quite the accomplishment to maintain 20/20 vision, there is much more to enjoying lifelong eye health than annual eye exams. Your ophthalmologist performs comprehensive exams that screen for some of the most common and hard-to-recognize conditions. Because eye diseases… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jul 30 2020
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Is it Time to Consider Cataract Removal Surgery?

Cataracts, or the clouding of the lens of the eye, present an enormous problem for older individuals. We tend to associate cataracts with “old age,” but statistics show that the risk for this condition is relatively strong for any individual aged 40 or older. We also know from statistics that the number of cases of… Read More »

Cataracts 101

Cataracts are a common problem for many people—especially as they get older. Take a few minutes to learn more about cataracts. What is a cataract? The lens is the clear section of your eye that helps to focus light on the retina. A cataract is the clouding of this lens. In the early stages a… Read More »

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