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Understanding Pediatric Cataracts

Cataracts are not a condition exclusively reserved for the elderly; they can also affect the eyes of the very young. Pediatric cataracts, though less common, can significantly impact a child’s vision and development if not promptly addressed. Understanding the...

June 14, 2024
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Age-Related Cataracts

What are Age-Related Cataracts? Cataracts are a natural part of the aging process and occur when the proteins in the lens of the eye begin to clump together, causing cloudiness or opacity. Age-related cataracts typically develop slowly over time...

May 28, 2024
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Astigmatism vs. normal vision

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Understanding Astigmatism

What is Astigmatism? Astigmatism is a refractive error that occurs when the cornea or lens of the eye has an irregular shape. Instead of being perfectly round like a basketball, the cornea or lens may be shaped more like...

May 04, 2024
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Common Cataract Post-Surgery Experiences

Managing Common Cataract Post-Surgery Experiences Cataract surgery is a transformative procedure that restores clarity and vision to those affected by cataracts. While the surgery itself is highly successful, some patients may experience common post-operative symptoms as their eyes heal....

April 25, 2024
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Astigmatism Worse After Cataract Surgery

Understanding Why Your Astigmatism May Worsen After Cataract Surgery Cataract surgery is a highly successful procedure that restores clear vision for millions of individuals worldwide each year. However, some patients may notice a worsening of their astigmatism following cataract...

April 05, 2024
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Improvements in Vision After Cataract Surgery

What to Expect with Improvements in Vision After Cataract Surgery Cataracts are a common eye condition that can affect anyone, particularly as they age. When cataracts develop, the normally clear lens of the eye becomes cloudy, leading to blurred...

March 08, 2024
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Healthy Diet and Cataracts

The Role of a Healthy Diet in Preventing Cataracts As we age, various eye conditions can develop that impact our vision. One such condition is cataracts, a clouding of the eye’s lens that can lead to blurred or dimmed...

February 26, 2024
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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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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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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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