Cataract surgery is a procedure used to remove a cloudy or opaque lens called a cataract and replace it with an artificial lens. It can significantly improve a person’s vision and quality of life. Even though most cataract surgeries are successful and well over 90% of people see better after, it can take some time […]
What Is the Difference between Glaucoma and Cataracts?
Our eyes are constantly working; from the moment we wake up until the moment we fall asleep. Like the rest of our bodies, the eyes eventually tire, age, and become vulnerable to disease and other vision-related conditions. When you think of eye conditions, two main ones probably come to mind: glaucoma and cataracts. Glaucoma and […]
What Is the First Sign of Cataracts?
Spotting Cataracts Your eyes change all your life. While many significant changes often occur during childhood, vision changes can happen at any age. Vision typically stabilizes between ages 20–21 because your eyes stop growing, but what about tissues inside the eye? Cataracts are a common lens disorder that causes vision changes, typically in adults over […]
What Is RLE Surgery?
RLE surgery, or refractive lens exchange surgery, is a procedure used to help correct certain refractive errors. This innovative procedure has allowed more patients to enjoy clear vision without such a heavy dependence on prescription eyewear. But RLE isn’t for everyone. You need a consultation with an eye doctor to determine if RLE is right […]
Will I Need Glasses After Cataract Surgery?
Cataracts can affect your vision to the point you may struggle to see your friend’s facial expression. When you can’t see well, cataract surgery is the best treatment to restore your vision. Your ophthalmologist can remove your cloudy lens, but will you still require glasses after your surgery? Continue reading to learn more about cataracts, […]