June is Cataract Awareness Month

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According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, cataracts are one of the leading causes of blindness in the United States. As we age, the natural lens inside our eyes becomes opaque and hardens. The more mature the cataract, the more difficult it can be to successfully remove during surgery and restore vision. If left untreated,… Read more »

Cataract Surgery by the numbers from EyeSmart

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EyeSmart is a fantastic resource for patients to learn about eye disease and eye surgery.  Please visit their website here.  Below are some facts about Cataract Surgery. Most people don’t realize that their vision has decreased because cataracts are very slow growing and can take many years to mature.  A cataract is your own natural… Read more »