What Causes Cataracts and How Can They Be Treated?

At least half of individuals will develop cataracts or have cataract surgery by age 80. Cataracts develop as a consequence of aging lenses, making cataract surgery one of the most common surgical procedures in the US. If you have cataracts, treatment can restore your clear vision.  What Causes Cataracts? Light entering your eyes passes through… Continue Reading →

Three Types of Cataracts and Their Treatments

What Is a Cataract? A cataract is the buildup of proteins in the lens within the eye. This protein buildup creates cloudiness and opacity within the lens. In turn, the vision becomes blurred, hazy, faded or generally worsened. Cataracts are a highly common condition that can occur naturally, typical as we get older. In America,… Continue Reading →

After Cataract Surgery: Dos and Don’ts

Vision loss due to the development of a cataract in the eye is highly common. Fortunately, cataract surgery is safe, frequently conducted, and painless. By replacing your natural (clouded) lens with an artificial one, you will experience restored vision without the risk of cataracts returning in the future. Once you have completed your cataract surgery… Continue Reading →

Preparing for Cataract Surgery: Procedure and What to Expect

A cataract is a common medical condition where protein builds up in the lens of the eye, making it progressively more opaque and cloudy. This creates blurred or compromised vision that will likely worsen as the severity of the cataract increases. Fortunately, this is a relatively common condition which can be treated easily through cataract… Continue Reading →