cataracts

What Happens the Day of Cataract Surgery?

Monday, October 15th, 2018

You ask, we answer: What Happens the Day of Cataract Surgery? You will be at the surgery center for about 2 hours. Here is what happens, step-by-step: Registration - Register at the front desk. The receptionist will review your insurance and demographic information and verify that you have a ride home from surgery. Prep for...  read more

Cataract Surgery Recovery

Wednesday, September 12th, 2018

You ask, we answer: Common Questions about Cataract Surgery Recovery Q: How soon can I go back to work? How soon can I exercise? A: Most patients can return to their normal routine the day after surgery, including driving, working or exercising. One exclusion to this is swimming, as you should wait at least one...  read more

The Cost of Cataract Surgery

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018

Q: Does my insurance cover Cataract Surgery? A: If you have Medicare or private insurance, your surgery will be covered if your doctor diagnoses you with operable cataracts that are affecting your daily activities. However, it is possible to have cataracts that are not developed enough for insurance to consider surgery necessary. Your surgeon will...  read more

3 Common Questions about Cataract Surgery

Wednesday, August 8th, 2018

3 Common Questions about Cataract Surgery Q: Are there any restrictions after cataract surgery? A: There are a few minor restrictions after cataract surgery (Avoid swimming for 1 week, do not put makeup around eye for 1 week). Everything else that you normally do (Drive, go to work, exercise) is ok to begin by the...  read more

Cataract Awareness Month

Monday, June 18th, 2018

In honor of cataract awareness month, check out this great article from the New York Times. It reviews a recent medical study, which found that "...cataract surgery may decrease mortality risk related to multiple types of systemic illness."

Healthy Vision Month

Thursday, May 17th, 2018

May Is Healthy Vision Month: Make Vision a Focus! Many Americans see the doctor every year for a physical. Lots of us also schedule regular visits to the dentist to get our teeth cleaned. But what about our eyes? The fact is, more than 23 million American adults have never had an eye exam. Every Healthy Vision Month,...  read more

Cataract Surgery Lens Implants: You have choices!

Friday, July 25th, 2014

The lens of your eye is an important structure. In order to see clearly at all distances (from up close to far away), your eye must be able to change its focus power. The lens of your eye is responsible for this change in focus—it changes its shape to bring whatever you’re looking at into...  read more