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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 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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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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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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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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Can I Have Dry Eye With Cataracts?

There is a relationship between dry eye and cataracts, but it isn’t what you think it is. Cataracts do not cause dry eye, but temporary dry eye is a possible side effect from cataract surgery. For many people, when they have dry eye after cataract surgery, it’s because they had it before. It is a […]

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Are Premium IOLs Worth It?

Intraocular lenses are a vital component to successful cataract surgery. IOLs replace lenses and can provide almost indistinguishable eyesight to the patient. Often, the patient ends up with better vision than they’ve ever had! But the world of IOLs is vast and can be quite confusing if you’re only starting to look into them. Wondering […]

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3 Tips For Picking Your IOL

Cataract removal surgery is a very unique procedure. You may think it involves removing the cataract, but there’s more to it! Thanks to our current technologies, cataract surgery involves removing the lens. When that lens has been removed, it’s replaced with an IOL, or intraocular lens. What is interesting about IOLs is they can make […]

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