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5 Calming Ways to Prepare for Cataract Surgery

Cataract surgery is the most commonly performed surgical procedure in the United States. It’s considered highly safe and effective — but that doesn’t mean you can’t be a little nervous. It’s perfectly normal! In order to ensure a quick procedure and fast recovery, however, it’s best to go into cataract surgery feeling calm and relaxed. [...]

5 Calming Ways to Prepare for Cataract Surgery2018-11-27T16:37:02+00:00

Which IOL Should I Get for Cataract Surgery?

When you get cataract surgery, your clouded crystalline lens will be replaced with an artificial intraocular lens, or IOL. IOLs come in different varieties — some are considered standard while others are considered “premium.” How do you choose which kind of IOL to get? Let’s first look at what the options are. Multifocal A multifocal [...]

Which IOL Should I Get for Cataract Surgery?2018-10-09T20:18:29+00:00

Differences Between Traditional And Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery

If you have cataracts that are interfering with your quality of life, you may be considering cataract surgery options. What many people don’t realize is that there are two kinds of cataract surgery: traditional and laser-assisted. While both surgeries accomplish the goal of cataract removal and restoring vision, there are a few key differences to [...]

Differences Between Traditional And Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery2018-09-27T17:11:10+00:00

6 Do’s And Don’ts For Recovering After Cataract Surgery

Cataract surgery can be a life-changing procedure for those who suffer from cataracts, giving them a chance to see clearly once more. The procedure is fairly simple and not highly intrusive, but it’s important that after surgery you allow your eyes recovery time. It’s also important to care for them properly during that recovery time. [...]

6 Do’s And Don’ts For Recovering After Cataract Surgery2018-07-26T13:47:00+00:00

Your First Week After Cataract Surgery

A cataract is a clouding of the eye’s lens, which results in vision loss that cannot be corrected with glasses, contact lenses, or LASIK (corneal refractive surgery). Most cataracts are age-related, resulting in many Americans hearing “You have cataracts” from their eye doctor around the age of 50, although it’s something to keep an eye [...]

Your First Week After Cataract Surgery2018-06-26T13:23:12+00:00

4 Things to Look for in a Cataract Surgeon

If you have been living with cataracts for a long time, you may have finally reached the point where you’re ready for cataract surgery. In cataract surgery, your eye doctor replaces the cloudy lens a with an intraocular lens (IOL). Anytime you need to have surgery it can leave some people feeling overwhelmed and anxious. [...]

4 Things to Look for in a Cataract Surgeon2018-05-08T20:15:04+00:00

Clearing Up the 5 Most Common Cataracts Myths

Cataracts are the leading cause of blindness around the world. Yet in spite of how common they are, many people still don’t know much about the causes, prevention, and treatment. Some people mistakenly believe that cataracts only affect senior citizens. Some people believe that cataract surgery is dangerous. This blog post will attempt to clear [...]

Clearing Up the 5 Most Common Cataracts Myths2018-07-06T15:00:24+00:00

Can I Get Cataracts Twice?

Being diagnosed with cataracts can be a cause for concern. The thought of undergoing surgery to correct them can also be concerning. We get it, no one likes the thought of having eye surgery, no matter how clear their vision will be after. When considering cataract surgery, many people fear that their cataracts will grow [...]

Can I Get Cataracts Twice?2018-07-06T15:48:29+00:00

Different Types of Cataracts Explained

When you picture a person with cataracts, chances are you come to the same conclusion as most people: an elderly grandparent with gray hair and maybe a walker. While this stereotype is not necessarily unrealistic (most people older than 70 have some form of cataract development), cataracts are more widespread and complex than that. So, [...]

Different Types of Cataracts Explained2017-12-12T14:55:49+00:00