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How Do You Know If You Need Cataract Surgery?

Are you having trouble focusing on an object when looking at it? When you concentrate, does it appear doubled? Or, is your vision blurry or cloudy? If so, you may have cataracts. Before you panic, keep reading to learn more about cataracts and how cataract surgery can help. What Is A Cataract? A cataract is […]

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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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3 Things To Expect The Year After Cataract Surgery

After preparing for cataract surgery, your work isn’t finished quite yet. Over the course of the next few months, you will need to go through recovery. During cataract surgery, a flap is cut into your cornea. Your natural lens is then removed and replaced with an IOL. While this process does not take long, it […]

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6 Tips To Prepare Before Cataract Surgery

Going into cataract surgery, you may be pretty nervous. This is natural and to be expected. Want to help relax your nerves? Consider making a checklist of everything to expect during your procedure. Keep reading for a few tips on how to prepare before undergoing cataract surgery! Tests and Choosing an IOL About a week […]

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Are You Worried About Cataract Surgery?

It is normal to have concerns about cataract surgery. Our eyesight is a critical component to what makes us unique. Even if you have cataracts, it can be scary to think about risks that come with cataract surgery. You can put your mind to rest by reading up on the following cataract surgery facts! Cataract […]

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5 Tips For A Safe Cataract Surgery Recovery

Recovering from cataract surgery is not difficult, but it is important to do right. You are most likely to experience complications during recovery. This is the time you need to be most careful with your eyes. To help you, here are a few things to remember as you are healing. Do Not Rub Your Eyes […]

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Could I Have Cataracts Twice?

Cataracts occur when the lens of your eye (located behind the pupil) becomes cloudy. The lens serves a very important function in our eyesight. It focuses much of the light that passes through it onto the retina. The retina then senses the light and passes the information on to the brain. It is, of course, […]

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Will Cataract Surgery Hurt?

Many people see the word “surgery” and associate it with pain. After all, the entire point of surgery is to correct a problem in the body and it is often quite invasive. But not all surgeries are the same. Cataract surgery lasts only about 10 minutes once it starts. And even better is it’s painless! […]

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