Cataract

A Guide to Cataracts & Treatment Options

Monday, February 6th, 2017

For those who have a family history of Cataracts and know what the progression of this is like, you understand that Cataracts can cause problems within everyday activities and over time your vision can become severely compromised. A Cataract is a clouding of the eye’s lens which causes distortions in the patient’s vision over time. […]

What Eye Conditions Could I Possibly be at Risk to Develop?

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015

With so many eye conditions out there, examining your family history should be your first step to find out which you might be at risk for. You can be at higher risk for several of these conditions through injury, environmental exposure, and a positive family history. For those patients concerned, the highest development of many […]

How Can Age Affect Your Vision?

Thursday, August 1st, 2013

Cataracts ~ Most of us worry about aging and how it effects our bodies. Cataracts is a progressive condition that appears slowly often leaving no symptoms. Generally symptoms don’t occur until the cataracts has progressed enough to disturb your vision. Cataracts is a natural slow clouding of the natural lens inside the eye. Most commonly […]

Dealing with Progressing Cataract Symptoms

Monday, April 1st, 2013

For many of us Cataracts can be a discouraging diagnosis. Although it is a inherited condition and you may know someone who has suffered from it, the disease affects us all differently. Descriptions of the progression by eye doctors can be vague to say the least. Actually being faced with it can be more bothersome […]

Cataracts & Macular Degeneration

Sunday, July 1st, 2012

There are several people suffering from both Cataracts and Macular Degeneration today. Both conditions are degenerative to the eye and can cause severe visual loss. Their only real difference is what visual areas are affected by each condition. Cataracts: In Cataracts the vision is affected slowly over time as the internal lens becomes cloudy. In […]

Discovering the Symptoms of Cataracts

Wednesday, February 1st, 2012

Cataracts is a condition many of us know all to well, you probably have a parent or grandparent that experienced this condition in their 60’s, 70’s or 80’s. If we all live long enough we will eventually develop cataracts, it is almost a badge of a life lived long. However understanding the impact it has […]

Risk Factors of Cataracts

Saturday, October 1st, 2011

It is said that Diabetes is the second leading reason for developing cataracts in the United States. So what’s the number one reason? Age. It is a fact that by age 75 about 70% of Americans will have cataracts that will affect their daily life. That is quite a big number. And what can we […]