Cataracts

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Can You Have LASIK After Cataract Surgery?

How LASIK Can Fine Tune Your Vision After Cataract Surgery Can you have LASIK after cataract surgery? The short answer is yes. However, it's likely that you’ll not need it.  Read on to find out why and what your options are if you do experience breakthrough refractive issues.&...

Can Cataracts be Prevented?

4 Health Tips for Lowering Your Risk of Developing Cataracts Cataracts are the leading cause of preventable blindness worldwide. An estimated 95% of people in the United States over the age of 65 are affected by age-related cataracts (Nuclear Sclerotic Cataracts). When left untreated, age-related cataracts grow progressively larger and will result in ...

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8 Essential Nutrients Your Eyes Need

Superfoods to add to your diet to naturally improve eye health and vision Superfoods are foods that tick many of the nutritional boxes all on their own. They provide our necessary nutrients and vitamins, without the need for taking supplements. Healthy lifestyle habits, including a diet of essential nutrients, can ...

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The Most Prevalent Age-Related Eye Conditions in People Over 40

A guide to the most prevalent age-related eye conditions for people ages 40 and older The CDC estimates that over 4.2 million Americans over the age of 40 are legally blind, and the leading causes are all age-related eye conditions. Many of these conditions are treatable and with a simple eye exam, they ...

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Ophthalmologist Debunk 9 of The Biggest Cataract Myths

The Truth Behind the Most Common Cataract Myths and Misconceptions More than 20 million people in the U.S. have cataracts, some of them as young as 40 years old. As we age our chances of developing cataracts increase, and by the age of 65, the likelihood is over 50%. While this degenerative ...

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Hypermature Cataracts: What Happens if You Don’t Get Cataracts Removed?

Hypermature Cataracts: Symptoms, Risks, and Treatments Cataracts are the number one cause of vision loss in the US. By the age of 65, more than 90% of all Americans have a cataract, and about 50% of people aged 75-85 have some vision loss because of a cataract.  A cataract is a clouding ...

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Can You Treat Cataracts Without Surgery?

The Latest in Cataract Treatment with or without Surgery Cataracts are a result of protein buildup on your eye’s lens that progressively clouds and blurs your vision as you age. By the age of 65, nearly half of the American population will experience vision loss due to a cataract. Cataract ...

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Is Cataract Surgery Permanent?

Dr. Tandon is a Stanford-trained Ophthalmologist with over 20 years of experience performing life-changing cataract-removal surgery. As a leader in laser-assisted cataract surgery, NeoVision Eye Center is equipped with the most advanced technology available to permanently remove cataracts. If you are considering laser cataracts surgery, read on to learn more about ...

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Your Ultimate Guide to the Signs and Symptoms of Cataracts

The Signs and Symptoms of Cataract Development, and the Importance of Preventative Care Across the globe, cataracts are the most common cause of blindness. They can affect anyone at any age, so knowing how to spot the symptoms and understanding the importance of preventative care is essential to maintaining your ...

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Are There Different Types of Cataracts?

The Three Primary Types of Cataracts and Their Symptoms Cataracts cause more vision problems than any other eye-related issue or disease. In fact, cataracts are the number one cause of blindness around the world. It is common for many people over the age of 60 to begin experiencing vision impairment caused ...

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Common Concerns About Cataract Surgery

Answers to Common Concerns About Cataract Surgery Did you know that one out of every six Americans over the age of 40 suffers from vision problems caused by cataracts? A cataract is a clouding that occurs on the lens of an eye. If left untreated, cataracts can grow and continue to ...

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Cataract Surgery Aftercare and Healing

What Patients Can Expect After Having Cataract Surgery There are currently more people around the world suffering from cataracts than any other eye diseases combined. In fact, over 20 million people have been left blind from this condition, making cataracts the world’s number one cause of blindness. Thankfully, with modern ...

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Can I Exercise After Cataract Surgery?

How Long Do You Need to Wait to Exercise After Cataract Surgery? The clouding of the eye’s natural lens is known as cataracts. Those with cataracts experience a range of symptoms, including cloudy vision, seeing double, or lights seeming too bright. The development of cataracts is generally age-related and ...

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Choosing the Right Intraocular Lens for Cataract Surgery

During cataract surgery, the clouded natural lens of the eye is removed and replaced with an artificial lens known as an intraocular lens (IOL). This precisely engineered artificial lens is a permanent replacement that is completely transparent, meaning it will never cloud and once in place it will not move. ...

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4 Common Cataract Surgery Complications

What complications can I expect after cataract surgery? If you are one of the many Americans suffering from cataracts, blurry vision and light glare is likely disrupting your daily routine. Many people find that they have problems reading, watching television, and carrying out household tasks. Some people feel like they ...

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What to Know About Advanced Cataract Surgery

The life-changing effects a cataract can have are undeniable. While the early stages of cataract development can be difficult to detect and cause little disruption to your daily life, eventually vision loss will occur and you must begin to seriously consider a surgical option.   Modern cataract surgery is one ...

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The Basics of Cataracts – What Everyone Should Know

An unavoidable fact of life - aging brings about change. Something we may all know and understand, yet, it can be difficult to learn you have cataracts. Many people experience cloudiness in their vision due to cataracts, currently, more than 20 million Americans over the age of 40 are affected by cataracts. ...

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Can you get a Cataract Twice?

From time to time, patients whose cataracts have been corrected through surgerical treatment experience a decline in their eyesight weeks or even months after their vision correction surgery. In these rare cases, patients understandably come to the conclusion that their cataract has returned. Which prompts the question, “Can you get ...

Risks of Cataract Development

What Increases My Risk of Developing Cataracts?

What increases your risk of developing a cataract? Age First and foremost, as you age your chances of developing a cataract increase. Age is the number one risk factor for developing a cataract. Some will begin to develop small cataracts as early as their 40-50’s. By 80, more than half ...

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5 Questions to Ask Your Cataract Surgeon Before Getting Cataract Surgery

1. What’s the difference between traditional and advanced cataract surgery? Most cataract surgeons either perform traditional or advanced cataract surgery. In traditional cataract surgery, your eye surgeon will make a small incision in the side of your cornea with a hand-held blade to remove the clouded portion of the lens. ...

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Which Cataract Surgery is Best: Traditional or Advanced?

Although the path to cataract surgery is straightforward and common, there are still differences and inherent choices in both the procedure and type of intraocular lens chosen. So it begs the question: Which surgery is best? Traditional or advanced? Which Intraocular lens is optimal for your needs and lifestyle? Traditional ...

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Which is The Best Intraocular Lens for Cataract Surgery?

Intraocular Lens Implants Available After Cataract Surgery NeoVision Eye Center is the Bay Area’s leading Laser Cataract Surgery provider. We offer our patients the highest standard of care and the most advanced surgical technology. We work closely with you to ensure your optimal health and help you reach your ...

Cataract Surgery

An In Depth Look at Cataract Surgery

What Causes a Cataract? There are many possible causes of a cataract. The most common cause of cataracts is aging. According to the National Eye Institute, by age 80 more than half of all Americans either have a cataract or have had cataract surgery. A cataract is a clouding of the ...

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Clearing 5 Popular Misconceptions About Cataracts

Cataracts affect tens of millions of people worldwide and are the leading cause of vision loss. Cataract surgery is one of the oldest, most perfected and sought after corrective eye surgery known in ophthalmology, yet several myths and misconceptions still surround the topic. Below are the 5 most popular misconceptions about ...

Multifocal Lens Implants for Cataracts

Multifocal Lens Implants and Cataracts

Cataract surgery is the corrective eye surgery where the lens of the eye is removed and replaced with a synthetic lens implant. This procedure is used to treat cataract, an eye condition where the lens of the eye becomes cloudy due to protein buildup. Laser assisted cataract surgery is an ...

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Recovering from Cataract Surgery

People seeking a surgical correction to their cataracts should also know some of the basics about cataract surgery recovery. Symptoms of cataracts include blurred vision and a hazy layer over the lens of the eye. During cataract surgery recovery, patients will need to return within the first few days of ...

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