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Category: Cataracts

How Do I Choose An IOL?

Choosing an IOL is one of the most important decisions to make before cataract surgery. IOL stands for “intraocular lens” and is a synthetic lens used to replace a lens affected by a cataract. There are actually several different kinds of IOLs that you can choose from and they all have pros and cons. Here… Read More

Why Are Cataracts So Prevalent?

Cataracts are one of the leading causes of blindness worldwide. They affect even more people than glaucoma. A cataract can develop for many reasons but the most prominent is age. As we age, usually beginning around the age of 40, the proteins in the lens of our eye can begin to clump together. This creates… Read More

What Kind Of IOL Is Right For Me?

One of the most important decisions you will have to make when it comes to cataract surgery is selecting an IOL. IOL is short for “intraocular lens”. IOLs are designed to replace your eyes’ natural lenses during cataract surgery. IOLs come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes and are customizable to fit your… Read More

Why IOLs Make Cataract Surgery Worth It

If you have cataracts, you will need cataract surgery. While you may think that cataract surgery only removes the cataract from your eye, there’s more to it. Cataracts affect the lens of your eye by making it cloudy with a build-up of proteins. This can happen because of genetics, eye injury, or other reasons, but… Read More

Follow These Cataract Surgery Recovery Tips!

Even the safest surgeries need some amount of recovery time. Cataract surgery is one of the safest surgeries in the world. This doesn’t mean you don’t need to leave time for recovery! If you get cataract surgery, you’ll still need to account for healing time. When complications occur, it’s usually because something goes wrong during… Read More

3 Advantages of Multifocal IOLs

When you have cataracts, your sight can be significantly impaired. After enough vision is lost, it may be necessary to have surgery done in order to fix the problem. Luckily, cataract surgery is one of the safest operations performed in the world, and the results are predictable. All over the world, millions of people have… Read More

Common and Lesser-Known Cataract Symptoms

When your vision is affected by cataracts, activities like driving a car and reading can become more difficult. Cloudy vision, halos, and sensitivity to glare are common symptoms of cataracts, but are you familiar with the lesser-known symptoms? Read on to learn more.   What is a Cataract? A cataract is a build-up of protein… Read More

What Happens During Cataract Surgery?

If you suffer from cataracts, you know how difficult they can make your life. They slowly cloud and distort your vision, and only seem to get worse. Know that you are not alone. In fact, cataracts naturally occur in everyone, and they are simply a result of getting older. Some factors may increase the risk… Read More

4 Facts About Cataracts You Should Know

Cataracts can be a very complex and personal subject, and naturally, there tends to be a lot of misinformation out there. It’s important to know exactly what you’re getting into when you start on the road to recovering from cataracts, so here’s a list of the most common misconceptions in order to clear up some… Read More

3 Ways to Help Prevent Cataracts

Cataracts can be a nightmare to deal with. They form as we age, clouding over the lenses in our eyes causing blurry vision, sensitivity to light, and eventually blindness. Unfortunately, age-related cataracts cannot be prevented. However, there are certain risk factors that can lead to cataract development down the road. Here are 3 ways that… Read More