Cataracts

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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 Side Effects After Cataract Surgery

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. To correct this, many doctors recommend cataract surgery. Cataract surgery is a common and safe procedure that involves removing the ...

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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 vision has been corrected through cataract surgery 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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