Category: Cataract

Do You Have Cataracts? Here Are Your Treatment Options 

Do you think you might have cataracts? Have you talked to your eye doctor about treatment options? Getting cataracts is a part of aging, and most people will get them at some point in their life. It’s essential to be aware of your vision and any deterioration and regularly have your eyes checked.  Keep reading… Read More


Is The Symfony IOL Right For Me?

As you age, you become more and more likely to develop cataracts. Cataracts develop inside your eye’s natural lens and can eventually become so bad that you have your entire lens removed. But, you still need a lens to see. So, during cataract surgery, a replacement lens called an intraocular lens, or IOL, takes the… Read More


Can You Have Cataract Surgery On Both Eyes At The Same Time?

Do you have cataracts? If so, you may be thinking about having cataract surgery. After all, it’s the only way to have your cataracts removed. But you may not exactly understand how the procedure works. You may even be wondering if you can have the procedure performed on both eyes at the same time. Keep… Read More


4 Signs it’s Cataracts and Not Old Age

At some point, everyone gets cataracts. They are just a part of getting older. That’s why age is the top risk factor for cataracts, and why cataracts are the most common cause of blindness in the world. But there are many other risk factors that can trigger the early development of cataracts. If you are… Read More


Is Cataract Surgery Permanent?

When you develop cataracts, you will need to have cataract surgery to have them removed. But this surgery is about more than just removing your cataracts. It also removes the natural lens of the eye. The natural lens is then replaced with an artificial lens called an IOL. IOLs, short for intraocular lenses, are made… Read More


How Do I Pick The Right IOL For Me?

You may think that removing your cataracts is only up to your cataract surgeon. In reality, you have a large part in the decision making part of the procedure. How? You have to make a decision about what kind of IOL you choose to have. An IOL or intraocular lens is what replaces the natural… Read More


Who Can Get Cataracts?

It may be a surprise to learn that older people are not the only ones who get cataracts. They are at a higher risk than others, but people are sometimes even born with cataracts. There are no avoiding cataracts, as everyone will develop them in their life. But there are things that you can do… Read More


So You’ve Been Told You Have Cataracts

Don’t freak out!  This is actually good news.  When I was first told about my cataracts, I was unaware of what it truly meant.   I grew up when having cataracts meant the removal of your lenses and then you had to wear thick glasses that magnify the appearance of your eyeballs.  Turns out, they… Read More


4 Ways To Reduce Anxiety Before Cataract Surgery

Surgery makes just about everyone nervous in some way. The threat of complication or pain makes this apprehension completely understandable. Cataract surgery, in particular, involves work being done on your eyes. Your eyes are two of the most sensitive and important parts of your body. Vision is very important in having a full life experience,… Read More


3 Signs It’s Time For Cataract Surgery

As we get older, our bodies begin breaking down. One of the inevitable problems we will face is cataracts. Cataracts form when proteins in your eye break down and stick together in the lens of your eye. Once they become large enough, they begin to block and distort your eyesight. This is when you may… Read More


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