Diagnosed With Cataracts

Have you been diagnosed with Cataracts and need Cataract Surgery? Once the cloudy lens has been removed, the surgeon will place a new lens in the eye called the Intraocular Lens (IOL). In order to maximize your vision after Cataract Surgery, different types of IOLs can be used.  The choice of IOL varies widely and

Cataracts Surgery

Have you been diagnosed with Cataracts and wonder what the surgery is like? Here are a few pointers to keep in mind: The procedure typically is performed on an outpatient basis. Most modern cataract procedures involve the use of a high-frequency ultrasound device that breaks up the cloudy lens into small pieces, which are then
What are the signs of Cataracts?
June is Cataract Awareness Month. What is Cataracts? Cataract is clouding of the lens of the eye. Some risk factors for developing Cataracts include the following: • Age • Sun exposure • Smoking • Diabetes • Certain medications Wearing sunglasses is essential in protecting the health of your eyes. Read More: http://www.allaboutvision.com/faq/cataracts.htm

Aging eyes

Your vision is one of the first senses to be effected by age. Your ability to see up close diminishes starting at the age of 40.  This condition is called Presbyopia and continues to worsen with age. The risk of Cataracts, Glaucoma, Macular Degeneration, and other eye diseases also increases with age.  Many of these

What is Cataracts

Did you know that most people over the age of 60 are at risk for Cataracts? Cataract is the clouding of the lens of the eye.  The major risk factors for developing Cataracts are: Exposure to Sunlight Cigarette smoke Certain systemic conditions including Diabetes Certain medications Cataracts cause blurry vision that cannot be corrected by