Cataract Surgery

Do You Have Cataracts in Both Eyes? Here’s What Treatment May Involve.

By PasadenaEye
November 15, 2020

Cataracts represent one of the most common eye conditions of our time. Statistics indicate that nearly half of all adults have cataracts in one eye sometime after age 75 (sometimes, before). This might sound like bad news. It isn’t entirely. Having cataracts does mean that your vision may degrade over time. However, cataract removal surgery ... read more

Cataract Surgery Recovery: Here’s the Details You Want

By PasadenaEye
February 15, 2019

Cataracts may take several years to develop. As the lens of the eye becomes increasingly thicker, vision degrades. The primary symptom of cataracts is clouded vision. One might not think that clouding could create significant problems, but it most certainly does. At some point, many people who have cataracts decide to have the clouded lens ... read more

Clearer Vision Isn’t the only Benefit of Cataract Removal

By PasadenaEye
November 15, 2017

Cataract removal surgery is one of the most frequently performed ocular procedures. This surgery is intended to improve overall vision by replacing a lens that has become gradually clouded with protein with a synthetic lens on which protein accumulation will not recur. An interesting point about cataract removal is that this procedure is rather elective. ... read more

Taking the Right Approach to Cataracts

By PasadenaEye
September 15, 2016

Cloudy, blurred vision that is caused by thickening and stiffening of the eye's lens is referred to as a cataract. Technically, cataracts are deposits of protein that accumulate over time. As buildup worsens, so does vision. Ultimately, there is the potential for vision loss. Long before that time, however, the consequences of cataracts can be ... read more

Multifocal Intraocular Lenses Improving Outcomes from Cataract Surgery

By PasadenaEye
March 15, 2016

Cataract removal surgery is nothing new. However, the way that ophthalmologists approach this procedure has evolved thanks to innovative medical advances. Rather than replace clouded lenses with a standard monofocal lens, or IOL, physicians can now customize this replacement lens to each individual patient. A monofocal lens is customized for distance vision only. In order ... read more

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