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Category: Cataracts

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


Things to Consider When Choosing a Cataract Surgeon

August 16th, 2017

Choosing to undergo cataract surgery is not an easy decision. Anytime you have to undergo surgery on your eyes it can feel very overwhelming. But perhaps the most important decision you have to make is when you are selecting your cataract surgeon. Selecting the right surgeon can determine the difference between an unpleasant experience and… 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


June is Cataract Awareness Month

June 9th, 2014

June is Cataract Awareness Month. Cataracts are the leading cause of blindness in the world and affect more than 22 million Americans aged 40 and older. Washington Eye Physicians & Surgeons wants you to be informed about the ways you can help protect yourself. Risk factors for developing cataracts include diabetes, direct and prolonged exposure… Read More


In The Land of Oz

September 30th, 2013

Joyce B came to Washington Eye over the summer complaining of blurry vision and wanted new contact lenses to help correct the issue. Her vision with best correction was 20/40 in both eyes. The optometrist diagnosed her with significant cataract in both eyes. After discussing her findings with the eye doctor, she decided to undergo… Read More


Laser Assisted Cataract Surgery

July 17th, 2013

Bladeless laser assisted cataract surgery is now a reality. The femtosecond laser executes many steps currently performed by the surgeon’s hand to provide a greater level of precision and safety in modern cataract surgery. Washington Eye surgeons are pioneers with many new technologies. From these past experiences we know that bladeless laser cataract surgery will… Read More


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"My eye doctor is friendly and knowledgeable. All of my questions were answered. He is professional but down to earth."
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"My eye doctor is extremely helpful."
-Ellen

"Now both of my eyes feel like they are in the land of OZ."
-Joyce B.

"I never thought I would ever say that I enjoyed surgery, but it was really fun! No pain or discomfort."
-David F.

"My eye doctor explained the surgery and made me feel very comfortable - he built trust."
-Michelle S.

"I am thrilled with the results of my procedures. I am even golfing better!"
-Helane G.


"Excellent surgeon but also a very patient oriented courteous doctor who carefully explains his patients' options."
-Susan S.


"A World Class person and an absolutely great Doctor."
-Chuck W.

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Eyelid Surgery can reduce the aging, tired, or sad look caused by drooping eyelids. The Oculoplastic Surgeons also perform reconstructive surgery of the eye socket and orbital fractures of the facial bones, including eye prostheses, tearing problems, lid twitches, and blepharospasm.

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