Cataracts

Facts about Cataracts: Who’s at Risk?

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As people get older, they may notice their vision starts to decrease in quality. This can be due to a number of factors but one of the most common age-related diseases of the eyes is cataracts. Cataracts occur when the eye lens becomes discolored and blocks light coming through the pupil. Millions of people suffer from cataracts and there are

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How to Prepare for Cataract Surgery

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The most common cause of cataracts is the normal aging process. As we grow older, the lens of the eye tends to gradually lose its clarity and become cloudy. The result is a decrease in the quality of vision. The time to consider cataract surgery is when the quality of your life begins to suffer. If you feel you may

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Toric Intraocular Lenses

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In cataract surgery the cloudy natural lens of the eye is removed and replaced with a perfectly clear intra ocular lens (IOL). There are three types of IOL’s used in modern cataract surgery; monofocal, multifocal and toric. The standard lens we have had for decades is a monofocal IOL. This lens can give good vision at a set distance but

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