Tag: Cataract Surgery Boston
Is Cataract Surgery the Only Way to Treat Cataracts?
Do you have cataracts and aren’t sure what to do about them? You’re not alone because they are one of the most common age-related eye conditions you can develop. By age 75, half of all adults have or have had at least one cataract. Unlike some other age-related eye conditions, the good news is that […]
Should You Choose a Premium IOL?
When you are considering cataract surgery, you’ll need to talk to your ophthalmologist about what kind of intraocular lens (IOL) to get before undergoing the procedure. During cataract surgery, your natural lens will be removed and replaced with an artificial lens. This artificial lens, or IOL, comes in several varieties. Since there are so many […]
Why Cataract Surgery is Worth It
Cataracts are a prevalent condition, especially once you reach a certain age. Getting cataracts may make you feel old, but just being above 40 puts you at risk for developing them. You may not even know you have cataracts at first. At any age, cataracts can become debilitating, making it hard to go about your […]
Standard IOLs vs. Premium IOLs
If your doctor has recommended cataract surgery, you may already be familiar with options for IOLs. Cataract surgery removes the lens in your eye that has become cloudy. The lens is an important part of being able to see. During cataract surgery, your cloudy lens is replaced with an artificial lens. This artificial lens is […]
What Happens During Cataract Surgery?
Cataract surgery is one of the most common medical procedures performed. The operation has been around for many years and has evolved thanks to modern technology and ongoing research. Though the technology has evolved, the basic principles of the procedure have remained the same. Although we ask that patients arrive about an hour before their […]