As a cataract develops you may start to feel like you are looking through a foggy window and you may experience one or more the following symptoms:
It is of paramount importance that if you are experiencing any of these symptoms to schedule a comprehensive eye examination with our office. Early diagnosis and management are essential to preserving vision.
Today, thanks to advances in care, removing cataracts to restore vision is a routine, safe and effective surgical procedure. It involves removing the cloudy damaged lens and then replacing it with an artificial intraocular lens (IOL). In most cases, cataract surgery can be performed on an outpatient basis with the entire procedure typically taking less than an hour.
Before your cataract surgery, our ophthalmologist will do some tests and take some measurements to select the right intraocular implant for your needs. Today, new types of lens implants are available that can help correct other vision problems and in some instances reduce your dependence on eyeglasses. As your trusted partner in care, we'll address all your questions and concerns regarding your procedure as well as explain what you expect every step of the way.