Tag: Cataract Surgery


What Happens if Cataracts Go Untreated?

A cataract is when a cloudy or opaque lens develops on one or both of your eyes. This cloudiness obstructs light from passing through, which can make your vision blurry, similar to looking through a foggy window. Cataracts are a degenerative condition that will get worse over time if left untreated.  This condition affects a significant amount of people, especially

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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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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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