Category: Cataract Lenses

Cataract Eye Surgery: Lens Implant Options

Cataract eye surgery has been around for centuries. In fact, there is reference to cataract surgeries as far back as 29AD. Obviously, the procedures used in cataract eye surgery have greatly improved over the years, and today it is one of the most common procedures in the United States, utilizing lens implants to improve vision…. Read More

What causes cataracts?

Cataracts are the primary cause of blindness around the world, and affect more than twenty million Americans- but what causes cataracts? While aging is a major factor in the development of cataracts, there are other factors as well. Fortunately, there are also solutions. Twenty two million Americans over age forty suffer from cataracts. As the… Read More

What are the Symptoms of Cataracts?

Although they affect nearly forty million people in the United States, many people are not familiar with the symptoms of cataracts. Cataracts are typically considered an eye problem for the elderly, and it is true that the most common type of cataract happens as people age. However, there are other types of cataracts, too.  You… Read More

Cataract Lenses: Explaining Intraocular Lens Technology

However, until recently, even after cataract surgery, patients were required to wear corrective lenses for both distance and near vision. With the advent of accommodative intraocular lens (IOLs) technology, all that is changing.