Vision Simulation of Cataracts

More than 20 million Americans over the age of 40 have cataracts. A cataract is a gradual clouding of the clear lens in the eye, the part that focuses light and produces clear images. As old cells die they become trapped. As time passes, more cells die and accumulate causing the lens to cloud, making vision blurred and dim. Cataracts form slowly and painlessly, but can eventually lead to blindness.

Cataracts can be caused by metabolic diseases such as diabetes, an injury to the eye, medications, long-term exposure to the sun, eye surgery, congenital defects or aging. If you experience any of the following schedule an exam: 

When our doctors diagnose a patient with a cataract, surgery is the only method in which to remove the cataract. Technological advances have made cataract surgery safer, more comfortable and more effective. The success rate of cataract surgery is excellent. Talk to our doctors to find out if you need cataract surgery.

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