A Guide to the Ins and Outs of Cataract Surgery

If you’re living with cataracts, surgery can offer a safe, affordable way to get back to the activities you love. Cataracts aren’t just an inconvenience — they can have a major impact on the quality of your life. Many people find that their cataracts prevent them from participating in the activities that they love. Sadly,… Read More

Cataract Surgery No Longer Correlated with Longer Life for Women, But Patients Should Still Consider It

While cataract surgery can no longer be tied to a longer lifespan for women, it’s still worth getting. Last year, a paper published in the journal JAMA Ophthalmology claimed that women who underwent cataract surgery lived longer lives than women who didn’t. At face value, the evidence seemed strong: the study looked at outcomes for… Read More

8 Signs You Might Have Cataracts

  Don’t let cataracts sneak up on you — look for these warning signs so you won’t be caught by surprise. Have you ever tried to look through an icy car window or a frosted glass? That’s comparable to the experience of cataracts. Cataracts, or yellowing and thickening of the eyes’ lenses, are the most… Read More

Considering Cataract Surgery? Read Our Guide to Intraocular Lenses.

Cataract surgery removes the eye’s damaged natural lens, and replaces it with an artificial one. Selecting which lens is right for you requires a thorough understanding of the options. Over three million cataract surgeries are performed each year in the United States, making it the most common eye surgery. But patients may not know that… Read More

Coping with Cataracts: Symptoms and Treatment Options

Cataracts become increasingly common as you age. Here’s how you can manage them. Chances are you’ve heard of cataracts — you might already be suffering from them — but do you really understand the causes, symptoms, and treatments?  This quick cataracts primer will help provide a solid baseline of knowledge so you’re better prepared to manage… Read More

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