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Daily Life with Cataracts

Managing Everyday Activities with Cataracts Cataracts, characterized by the clouding of the eye’s lens, can significantly impact one’s vision and quality of life. As cataracts progress, routine activities like reading, driving, and even recognizing faces may become challenging. However,...

February 15, 2024
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Advances in Eye Care

Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery at SightMD

Advancements of Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery at SightMD In the realm of eye care, innovations continue to redefine the landscape of cataract surgery. One such groundbreaking advancement is Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery, a technique that has revolutionized the precision...

January 31, 2024
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Eye and Ear Health, Getting Care

Long-Term Considerations for Individuals with Cataracts

What to consider Long-Term for Individuals with Cataracts As we age, our eyes undergo various changes, and one common condition that may develop is cataracts. Cataracts can impact our vision, affecting our ability to see the world clearly. In...

January 12, 2024
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Eye and Ear Health

Is there a downside to cataract surgery?

Cataract surgery is a common and highly effective procedure for treating cataracts, a condition characterized by the clouding of the natural lens of the eye. With advancements in surgical techniques and intraocular lens technology, cataract surgery has become a...

December 22, 2023
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Can I See My Cataracts in the Mirror?

Cataracts are a common eye condition that affects millions of people worldwide. They occur when the natural lens of the eye becomes cloudy, leading to blurry vision and other visual disturbances. If you suspect you may have cataracts, you...

December 07, 2023
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Advances in Eye Care, Getting Care

Cataracts vs. Glaucoma: Understanding the Differences

Cataracts and glaucoma are two common eye conditions that can affect vision and quality of life. While both conditions can lead to vision loss if left untreated, they have distinct causes and require different approaches to diagnosis and treatment....

November 08, 2023
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Advances in Eye Care, Eye and Ear Health

Common Problems after Cataract Surgery

What are the most common problems after cataract surgery? Cataract surgery is a highly successful and commonly performed procedure that aims to restore clear vision by removing the clouded lens affected by cataracts. While the majority of patients experience...

October 24, 2023
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Advances in Eye Care, Getting Care

How painful is Cataract Surgery?

Cataracts can significantly impact vision and quality of life, making cataract surgery one of the most commonly performed surgical procedures worldwide. However, many individuals considering cataract surgery often have concerns about the potential pain associated with the procedure. In this...

September 22, 2023
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Woman looking into an eye scanner to detect cataracts

Advances in Eye Care

The Three Types of Cataracts

Cataracts are a common eye condition that affects millions of people worldwide. They cause clouding of the natural lens of the eye, leading to vision impairment and, if left untreated, can even result in blindness. It is crucial to understand...

September 07, 2023
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older male patient speaking to an eye doctor

Advances in Eye Care, Getting Care

How Are Cataracts Detected?

Every one of the eye care professionals at every SightMD office loves a well-informed patient. On occasion, one of us will be asked a question that’s not necessarily a concern of a patient. It’s simply asked out of genuine...

August 28, 2023
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