Behind your eye's pupil is a lens that focuses light. In a healthy eye, this lens is clear. A cataract causes the lens of the eye to become less transparent over time. When significant, the cataract may blur vision and affect a person’s quality of life. Patients frequently report blurred vision, trouble driving at night and difficulty reading. Though there are many types of cataracts, most are related to aging.
Surgical removal of cataract and replacement with an artificial intraocular lens:
This surgery is used to remove a cataract. During the procedure, the cloudy lens in your eye is replaced with an artificial lens that will let you see clearly. This procedure is quick, painless, and you can go home the same day.
This surgery is used to remove a cataract. During the procedure, the cloudy lens in your eye is replaced with an artificial lens that will let you see clearly. This procedure is sometimes called "no-needle, no-stitch" cataract surgery. It's quick, painless, and you can go home the same day.
This condition may develop after cataract surgery. It is a clouding of the lens capsule in your eye. Its affect on vision can be similar to the problems caused by a true cataract.
LASIK uses a computer controlled laser to reshape the cornea, improving focus and lessening the patient's dependence on eyeglasses or contact lenses.
This procedure corrects a cloudy lens capsule that may develop after cataract surgery. The condition is known as "after cataract," "secondary cataract" or "posterior capsular opacification." This treatment is painless. It takes only a few minutes to perform.