As a cataract develops you may start to feel like you are looking through a foggy window and you may experience one or more the following symptoms:
• Difficulty reading and increased sensitivity to light and glare
• Seeing halos, colors appear faded, poor night vision
• Double vision
It is of paramount importance that if you are experiencing any of these symptoms to schedule a comprehensive eye examination with our office. Early diagnosis and management are essential to preserving vision.
Today, thanks to advances in care, removing cataracts to restore vision is a routine, safe and effective surgical procedure. It involves removing the cloudy damaged lens and then replacing it with an artificial intraocular lens (IOL). In most cases, cataract surgery can be performed on an outpatient basis with the entire procedure typically taking less than an hour.
With the new types of lens implants that are available today, cataract surgery and lens replacement can also help to correct other vision problems for clearer, crisper eyesight.