Category: Cataract

The Seven Signs of Cataracts in Older Adults

Cataracts can sneak up on even the most vigilant patients. These seven signs may indicate that it’s time to see your eye doctor. Cataracts, which can affect either one or both eyes, are the result of yellowing and thickening of the natural lens in the eye and are among the most common cause of impaired… Read More

Your Lens Options for Cataract Surgery

Not all lenses are created equal. If you’re considering cataract surgery, you have a number of lens options to choose from. As we age, we become more susceptible to cataracts, clumps of protein that cloud the lens, obstruct vision, and prevent proper focusing. Cataracts can grow larger over time and, if left untreated, may lead… Read More

What are the Different Types of Cataracts?

What’s the difference between types of cataracts? The three types of cataracts: Subcapsular, Nuclear and Cortical So what exactly is a cataract? First of all, it is not a growth. This tends to be one of the largest misconceptions surrounding the condition of cataracts. Instead, cataracts are the clouding of the eye’s natural lens that… Read More

Can Cataracts Lead to Blindness?

Cataract Blindness Can Be Corrected Cataracts are NOT just for grandma and grandpa! Cataracts Causing Loss of Vision As the most common cause of vision loss in people over age 40, cataracts are something to keep in the back of your mind as you age. The prevalence and importance of treating cataracts are often underestimated…. Read More