Category Archives: Cataract Surgery

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… read more

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…. read more

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. An astigmatism is when a person has a misshapen cornea, and it has more to do with genetics than anything. It develops earlier in life, as early as teens or early 20s…. read more

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

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…. read more

Refractive Cataract Surgery FAQ: The Answers You Need

Getting surgery is a serious decision to make. Moreover, knowing how to talk to your 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 is a… read more

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… read more

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… read more