Cataracts

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23 Answers to Your Cataract Surgery Questions

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Cataracts are a clouding of the lens of the eye. Early signs include cloudy vision, difficulty seeing at night, light sensitivity, and seeing excessive glare. As the condition progresses, eyesight in the affected eye will be impaired.   If you think you have a cataract or have been diagnosed with this condition, you’ll have questions about cataract treatment and surgery. Arm

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Is It Possible to Reverse Cataracts Without Surgery?

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Your vision is such an integral part of your life. When cataracts go untreated, it can lead to blindness. Cataract surgery is always an option, but you may be wondering if it’s possible to reverse cataracts without surgery. Read on to explore other alternatives to cataract surgery to naturally treat, slow, or prevent the progression of cataracts without surgery. Can

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Cataract Surgery Recovery Time: How to Prepare, What to Expect

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Pre-operative preparations for cataract surgery are only half the story, it is important to also understand and plan for the recovery process after surgery. While diligence is required during post-cataract surgery recovery, the recovery time after surgery is nothing compared to the lifetime of good vision ahead of you. And if you know what to expect after cataract surgery, you

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Early Signs of Cataracts to Look For

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  Cataracts are the leading cause of vision impairment, especially in seniors. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, cataracts affect approximately 25 million Americans age 40 and older. And by age 75, approximately half of all Americans have cataracts. In older adults, the eye’s crystalline lens yellows and begins to harden, resulting in blurry vision, dull color perception, and

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Advanced Technology Lenses: Cataract Surgery Options

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If you’re like most U.S. citizens, cataracts is something you’ll have to deal with during your lifetime. The National Institutes of Health says that by the age of 80, more than half of Americans either have a cataract or have had cataract surgery. Fortunately for those who are or will be afflicted with this condition, there are advanced cataract treatments

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How Much Does Cataract Surgery Cost?

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You’ve been diagnosed with cataracts, and suddenly it seems like you have a lot of decisions to make about technology, advanced lens options, and finances. Cataract surgery doesn’t have to be intimidating. A trusted ophthalmologist makes a tiny incision in your eye, removes the lens that has gotten cloudy with age, and inserts an artificial lens that restores your vision.

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Causes, Treatments and Symptoms of Cataracts

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One of the ironies about cataract symptoms is that they develop so slowly – over years, in most cases – and they can be hard to detect. The time when most people learn just how much their cataracts had affected their vision is after surgery, when yellowed tones become white again and what looked like muted colors or blurry details

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Are People With Light Blue, Green Eyes More Likely to Develop Cataracts?

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There are several possible risk factors for developing cataracts, but eye color is perhaps one of the most surprising. Evidence suggests that adults with darker rather than lighter irises are at greater risk for developing certain types of cataracts in late middle age. Increasingly, experts recommend that those with brown or black eyes should more carefully follow cataract prevention measures.

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Cataracts and Eye Health: What You Need to Know

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For many adults, cataracts are a natural part of aging. Unfortunately, as they develop and progress, they can negatively impact your vision. Cataracts can be the reason your glasses or contacts may not keep your vision in focus. Cataracts can also cause the images you see to blur, colors to dull, and can even make it hard to see at

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Is There a Way to Prevent Cataracts?

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Cataracts are one of the most common eye health problems. Globally, cataracts cause a third of severe visual impairments, according to a 2014 report from the World Health Organization. Described simply, when you have cataracts it means your eye’s lens has become cloudy. Cataracts can take a long time to develop, and usually happen in old age. Cataracts can dramatically

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