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Category: Cataracts

Are Cataracts Painful?

May 28th, 2020

Cataracts are not something that we usually start thinking about until we are older. Because of this, there are often a lot of misconceptions around them. One question that people frequently ask is whether cataracts are painful. The short answer is: not really. Cataracts grow inside of the lens of the eye slowly over time… Read More

8 Signs You Should Consider Cataract Surgery

April 30th, 2020

We all have to face cataracts at some point in our lives. But just because you have cataracts does not mean you need to get them removed right away. Cataracts grow slowly over time. As they gradually become larger, you will begin to notice their symptoms more and more. When these symptoms start to impact… Read More

6 Signs That You May Have Cataracts

July 26th, 2019

Cataracts cause your vision to become blurry due to the lenses in your eyes clouding over. This is a natural part of aging and is easy to fix during cataract surgery. Cataract surgery is fast, safe, and performed on millions every year. Blurry eyesight is not the only thing that you need to look out… Read More

5 Things People Get Wrong About Cataract Surgery

November 21st, 2018

Whether you have cataracts or not, chances are you’ve heard of cataract surgery. It’s possible your eye doctor has even recommended it. Cataracts are not harmful to your health, but they can make it very difficult to see and live your life. The only way to treat cataracts is to have them removed through cataract… Read More

3 Questions to Ask Your Cataract Surgeon

May 17th, 2018

Cloudy vision has led to a cataracts diagnosis, and you are now deep in the search for answers to how cataract surgery works, how safe it is, and what your options are. You are also busy checking out recommendations for successful and experienced ophthalmologists to handle the procedure to find the right one for you…. Read More

Everything You Need to Know About IOLs

April 26th, 2018

Have you been having difficulty seeing? You may be suffering from cataracts. Cataracts are a common age-related condition where the lens of the eye becomes cloudy, causing your vision to slowly deteriorate. Living with cataracts can be a big adjustment and most patients eventually decide to have cataract surgery. When you have cataract surgery, your… Read More

4 Ways to Manage Your Cataract Symptoms

March 26th, 2018

Cataract symptoms are a natural part of the aging process but there is no doubt that they come with a number of challenges. As the lens of the eye becomes cloudy, it becomes more difficult to see, which can impact your life in a number of ways.  For many patients, the hardest part of having… Read More

How to Choose a Cataract Surgeon

August 16th, 2017

By Dr. Marwa Adi It is natural for you to feel anxious about cataract surgery, but you can optimize your experience and results by choosing the best cataract surgeon for you. Below are some helpful tips to help you choose. Be sure to look for: A surgeon that will listen and spend time with you… Read More

A World-Renowned Eye Doctor Combats Cataracts In The Developing World

August 9th, 2016

Several diseases that plague impoverished populations in the developing world are either preventable or treatable. Cataracts are one such example. The common eye disease, which clouds up a person’s vision due to a build-up on the lens, can be easily treated in less than an hour by an ophthalmologist. Unfortunately, this relatively straightforward procedure is much… Read More

The Three Types of Cataracts and What you should be on the Lookout For

September 16th, 2015

Most people over the age of 40 that suffer vision loss are developing cataracts. Cataracts are the leading cause of blindness throughout the entire world. The number of cases of cataracts far eclipse the amount of glaucoma, macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy cases combined! There are three types of cataracts: Subcapsular Cataracts: Occurring at the back… Read More


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