What is a Cataract?

What is a Cataract?

A cataract (Latin for waterfall) is a clouding of the lens in the eye which leads to a decrease in vision. Cataracts often develop slowly and can affect one or both eyes. Symptoms may include faded colors, blurry vision, halos around light, trouble with bright lights,...
The Post-Op Cataract Course

The Post-Op Cataract Course

The cataract surgery is commonly eight minutes and painless. The intravenous calming medication has mostly worn off about the time one leaves the operating room. Over the next 15 minutes, vital signs are taken and post-op instructions given. Since IV medications have...
Different Lens Choices in Cataract Surgery

Different Lens Choices in Cataract Surgery

Today there are four different types of lenses for cataract surgery. One is a standard mono-focal lens for distance, that often needs glasses for best vision for distance, computers and reading. The second type is a multi-focal lens, the Tecnis Multi-focal by AMO has...
FAQs: Cataract Surgery

FAQs: Cataract Surgery

What is a cataract? A cataract is a cloudiness of the eye’s natural lens, which lies between the front and back areas of the eye, directly behind the pupil. Are cataracts found only in older people? Most cataracts develop slowly over time and affect people over...