Cataract Surgery


Can Cataracts Come Back After Surgery?

As we age, our eyes go through changes that occur naturally. One of those changes can be the development of a cataract, a condition that impairs vision. According to the National Eye Institute (NEI), cataracts affect more than half of all Americans aged 80 or older.  Luckily, cataract patients have surgical options that can fully rid them of the visual

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When Do I Need Cataract Surgery?

When is the right time for cataract surgery? It’s a question many patients have.  Most individuals will develop cataracts—the clouding of your eye’s natural lens—with age. However, the question of when you need cataract surgery may vary.  There’s no set time anyone should get cataract surgery, nor does having cataracts mean you need to undergo eye surgery right away. Some

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What is a TRULIGN Toric Lens?

With advancements in modern medicine, multiple vision problems can be corrected with one procedure. The TRULIGN Toric Intraocular Lens specifically can address astigmatism, presbyopia, and cataracts at the same time. So what is a TRULIGN Toric Lens, and how does it work? Read on to learn more. What is a TRULIGN Toric Lens? TRULIGN Toric is a brand of a

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What is Crystalens Aspheric Optic?

Dependence upon corrective lenses to improve your vision becomes tiresome. Some patients opt for a more permanent solution that can correct both cataracts and presbyopia at the same time: the Crystalens Aspheric Optic lens procedure. Here is a quick rundown of the procedure, its benefits, side effects, and the downtime you can expect for recovery. What Crystalens Aspheric Optic Means

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Understanding Astigmatism and Cataracts: Today’s Treatment Options for Both

An astigmatism and cataracts are two very different things, but they are often discussed together due to a previous conflict in corrective surgery. Cataracts are when the lens of the eye becomes translucent as opposed to transparent, a sort of obstruction of the lens, and develops with age. Cataracts typically develop in a person’s 60s, but it varies from person

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Laser Refractive Cataract Surgery: What It Is and What It Can Do for Your Eyes

A cataract is a condition that results in progressive clouding of the natural lens of the eye. This condition is more common with increased age, but can develop at any point in life. Cataracts are treated with a highly successful outpatient procedure. Today, patients can elect to have traditional cataract surgery or laser refractive cataract surgery. What’s the Difference Between

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Guide To Cataract Surgery: What Michigan Residents Should Know

Who Needs Cataract Surgery in Michigan? Getting surgery is a serious decision to make. Moreover, knowing how to talk to your eye doctor about it is essential when it comes to your physical well-being. Use this refractive cataract surgery FAQ not only as a resource but as a guide for broaching this important conversation with your eye doctor. 1. What

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Types of Cataracts: What They Are and What Causes Them

Cataracts are among the most common types of vision problems, but most people don’t know that there are several different types of cataracts. If you have been told that you have cataracts or are concerned that you do, following are a few things you might want to know. What are Cataracts? A cataract occurs when proteins in the eyes clump

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Warning Signs and Symptoms of Cataracts

Cataracts are one of the more common eye problems people develop as they age. Unfortunately, they develop so slowly and gradually that many people don’t realize that they’re suffering from them until they have been dealing with them too long. This is why regular eye exams become more and more important as the years go by. But if you haven’t

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June is Cataract Awareness Month

Maintaining healthy eyes is crucial to independent and productive living, but cataracts can impede that. Left untreated, cataracts can lead to blurriness and eventually, a total loss of vision. When people hear “cataracts” they tend to think of older adults in retirement, but small protein clumps and cataract spots in vision can form as early as your 40s. Risk factors

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