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At What Age Should I Start Considering Cataract Surgery?

Do you suffer from cataracts? This eye condition can leave you visually impaired. Cataracts are the leading cause of blindness in American adults over the age of 60. Anyone above the age of forty can have cataracts, even if they don’t know it. Cataract surgery is the only way to remove cataracts. Other treatments that […]

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3 Signs That It May Not Be Cataracts

Are you experiencing vision problems? It may or may not be cataracts. Cataract patients often experience blurry vision. Sometimes this blurry vision is described as “foggy.” Your vision may be a lot like looking through a foggy window. Other signs of cataracts include seeing halos around light sources. This can include walkway lights, street lights, […]

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How Do I Know What Kind Of IOL Is Best For Me?

Do you have an upcoming cataract surgery scheduled? Many patients with cataracts have been living with limited vision. Your vision may be blurry, foggy, or lack clarity. It might have been unsafe for you to drive, or even walk around at night. Luckily, your vision problems will soon be behind you. Cataract surgery not only […]

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The 3 Most Common Signs Of Cataracts

Cataracts can impair your vision and even cause vision loss. They can make it difficult to drive at night or read up close. If the vision loss becomes too severe you may want to consider cataract surgery. Keep reading for the 3 most common signs and symptoms of cataracts! 1. Blurred Vision The most common symptom […]

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3 Symptoms That May Mean It’s Time For Cataract Surgery

Blurred vision? Seeing double? Having trouble seeing at night? You might have cataracts. Cataracts can cause you to lose vision in one or both eyes. They can make your vision blurry. They can even make you see double! Having a cataract can also make it much harder to see at night, which can be troubling […]

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Improve Your Tennis Game with Cataract Surgery

Cataracts affect everyone. They are an inevitable part of aging. This has led to them being the most common cause of blindness in the world. They affect over 24 million people in the U.S. alone, a number that is expected to double by 2050. But there is some very good news about all this. As […]

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3 Things To Know About Cataract Surgery Before Undergoing It

Cataract surgery only takes about 10 minutes to perform, but there’s a little more to it. You need to prepare before undergoing the procedure. Here are some of the steps for preparing to have your cataracts removed. Keep reading for 3 things you should know about cataract surgery before undergoing it! 1. You Will Need […]

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5 Easy Ways To Recover After Cataract Surgery

Cataract surgery is one of the safest surgeries you can have in modern medicine. But the surgery does need you to go through a recovery period, during which your eyes will be vulnerable. Recovery time varies from patient to patient, but you can expect to need to be vigilant for a few months. Here are […]

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How Do I Know I’m Choosing The Right IOL?

Choosing an IOL is one of the most important choices you can make when it comes to preparing for cataract surgery. Before you can make that decision, you should have a good idea of what an IOL is. An IOL replaces your natural lens, which is completely removed during cataract surgery. Without a lens, sight […]

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Will Cataract Surgery Be Permanent?

There is a common notion that cataracts can “grow back” after having them removed. But this is a misconception that may come from a lack of understanding about the procedure. Keep reading to learn more about cataracts and why cataract surgery is a permanent procedure! What Happens During Cataract Surgery? There is no way to […]

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