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9 Of The Most Common Signs Of Cataracts

A cataract is the clouding of the eye’s lens. A cataract often progresses gradually and frequently develops in both eyes simultaneously.  Cataracts may not cause any noticeable symptoms in the early stages, but they will likely begin to significantly affect your vision and day-to-day life with time.  For most people, cataracts form due to a […]


Can I Treat Glaucoma and Cataracts At The Same Time?

Although they can occur at any age, glaucoma and cataracts are most prevalent in older adults. Due to recent advancements in technology, eye doctors can treat glaucoma and cataracts in one surgery. Keep reading to learn more about how eye doctors treat glaucoma and cataracts at the same time! Cataracts Cataracts develop when proteins break […]


What Kind of IOL is Best For Me?

The task of choosing which intraocular lens, or IOL, is best for you can be daunting. There are many options, and your eye doctor will help you decide which one will best align with your vision goals.  Keep reading to learn more about IOLs and what kind of IOL may be best for you! What […]


Will I Still Need Glasses After Having My Cataracts Removed?

Cataracts occur when the natural lens in your eye becomes cloudy. As it grows, the clouding becomes thicker and blocks light from reaching the retina, causing blurry vision.  Luckily, you can restore your clear vision by having your cataracts removed. The cloudy natural lens is taken out and replaced with a clear, artificial intraocular lens […]



What Can I Expect When I Have Cataract Surgery?

Your eyes have clear lenses that focus light on your retina. As you get older, proteins in your eye break down and clump together in the lens. A buildup of proteins leads to cataract formation and makes your lens cloudy. In the early stages, cataracts often don’t cause noticeable vision problems. But with time, cataracts […]


Can I Have Presbyopia Corrected During Cataract Surgery?

Presbyopia and cataracts are both age-related vision problems. And they both have to do with changes in your natural lens that occur as you get older. The specific symptoms and changes to your lens are different with each condition. But, when treating lens conditions, the treatment is straightforward and the same no matter what you […]


Can You Get Cataracts with Dry Eyes?

If you’re over the age of forty, you can have cataracts and dry eyes simultaneously. The likelihood of developing both conditions increases with age. Keep reading to learn more about cataracts and dry eye. What are Cataracts? Cataracts form when eye proteins clump together in your lens. They develop gradually and eventually can cause complete […]


7 Signs You Should See an Eye Doctor About an Eye Infection

Your eyesight enables you to see the world around you and keeps you safe. It’s critical to your health and quality of life. Routine eye exams can help in the early detection of vision problems and prevent permanent loss of vision. But it’s also essential to visit your ophthalmologist right away if you have any […]


What Causes an Epiretinal Membrane to Form?

An epiretinal membrane, or a macular pucker, is a thin scar tissue that forms over the macula. The macula, found at the center of the retina, gives you crisp, focused central vision. However, an epiretinal membrane prevents the macula from creating clear, detailed pictures. They can cause visual distortions, which can worsen over time. Keep […]


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