7 Signs You May Have Cataracts

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Cataracts are a common cause of blurry vision for older adults. They form when proteins in your eye’s natural lens clump together. The clumping together of the proteins causes a clouding of your eye’s natural lens, which slowly impairs vision. Cataracts begin to form when you’re in your forties and typically cause gradual vision changes.  […]

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Why Having Cataract Surgery is Empowering

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Cataracts can prevent you from completing even simple day-to-day tasks. Often, cataracts develop slowly over the years, but they can also occur suddenly. Either way, cataracts eventually impact your vision and cause blindness if left untreated. Cataract surgery is the only way to restore clear vision. Millions of people have cataract surgery annually, with a […]

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What Is A Secondary Cataract?

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When you begin to develop cataracts, they may start to cause visual symptoms. This decrease in the quality of your vision likely won’t happen immediately. But after you have cataracts for long enough, they will block light from hitting your retina. When this happens, your eye doctor will discuss cataract surgery with you.  You may […]

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Will Dry Eye Stand In Your Way Of Getting Cataract Surgery?

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As you age, you are more likely to have problems with your vision. More often than not, multiple issues are present simultaneously, and sometimes they conflict. The relationship between cataracts and dry eye is a good example. Unfortunately, both issues are big problems for older adults. Cataracts grow inside the lens of your eye, gradually […]

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What IOL Is Right For Me?

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Cataract surgery can be challenging to wrap your head around, even though it is a common and straightforward procedure. You probably have plenty of questions about cataract surgery. One of the most critical but often forgotten questions you need to ask yourself is which IOL is best for you. Keep reading to learn more about […]

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4 Symptoms To Know It’s Time For Cataract Surgery

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When you get older, you will need to be regularly checked for cataracts. You may find out you have cataracts but don’t need them removed right away. Cataracts begin small and grow so slowly that they don’t affect vision in a meaningful way at first. For most people, they won’t for quite some time. Even […]

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Can I Get Cataract Surgery With Another Eye Condition?

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Cataracts affect everyone at some point in their lives. Many people will also struggle with other eye conditions. From things like dry eye syndrome to more serious issues like glaucoma and macular degeneration, this is why you need to see your eye doctor regularly. About whether you can receive cataract surgery if you have another […]

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What To Expect With Cataracts

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Cataracts are something that will affect everyone at some point. They are a natural part of life. Given a long enough life, everyone will experience them at some point to some degree. While that notion may seem upsetting, there is actually some good news. Due to their prevalence, cataracts are well understood and easier to […]

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Do’s & Don’ts Before Cataract Surgery

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Preparing for cataract surgery can be overwhelming. That’s why you are always encouraged to ask questions during your cataract screening. It is very important to follow the instructions given to you during this consultation. Following these instructions will help you achieve the best results from the procedure. To help you stay on track, here are […]

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Can I Be Too Young For Cataracts?

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Cataracts affect more than 24 million people older than 40. Over half of all people older than 75 have had cataracts. Developing cataracts is often age-related. In fact, cataract development is usually considered to be a natural part of aging. But that does not mean that you can’t develop cataracts when you are younger. Keep […]

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