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Category: Cataract surgery

Do I Need Cataract Surgery Right Away?

March 26th, 2020

Cataracts are a problem most of us must face at some point. They happen when the lenses in your eyes cloud over. This prevents light from entering and causes a wide array of vision problems. Symptoms of cataracts include blurry vision, difficulty seeing in low light, prescription changes, glare, halos, and double vision. But cataracts… Read More

How Do I Choose An IOL?

January 28th, 2020

A lot goes into preparing for cataract surgery. You need to attend several eye doctor appointments to watch the growth of your cataract. You also need to follow preoperative instructions, and you need to know what you are going to do after the surgery. One of the most important parts of getting ready for the… Read More

Do You Know These Less Common Cataract Signs?

October 31st, 2019

One of the most well-known symptoms of cataracts is that they cause vision loss. They are, after all, the leading cause of blindness in the world. In fact, in the U.S. alone, over half of all Americans will have cataracts by the time they are 80. But vision loss isn’t the only problem cataracts present…. Read More

Do You Know These Cataract Warning Signs?

July 31st, 2019

Cataracts will affect everyone, but they come on slowly over time. This makes it difficult to tell that they are developing. Cataracts display many symptoms, making it simple for a professional to diagnose them. That is why it’s important to schedule regular eye appointments with Vision Care of Maine in Bangor. There are signs of… Read More

Do I Need Cataract Surgery?

December 17th, 2018

It can be difficult to tell when exactly you need to have your cataracts removed. Often, doctors will not perform cataract surgery until your vision has become impaired. Even though cataract surgery is safe, it still carries risks. You will need to talk to your eye surgeon to determine when exactly your cataracts can be… Read More

Are Cataracts Affecting Your Day To Day Activities?

August 13th, 2018

Cataracts are inevitable. As you get older, your chances of developing them will only continue to increase. If you have cataracts, they can put a stop to some of your favorite hobbies by obscuring your vision. In addition to distorting your vision, they can make your vision look like it’s tinted yellow or brown. This… Read More

6 Tips to Help Prevent Cataracts

May 17th, 2018

There’s an old saying that tells us that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, which rings especially true when it comes to the development and treatment of cataracts. Cataracts affect millions of people each year, but there are helpful prevention tips to keep in mind. What Are Cataracts? A cataract is… Read More

5 Things You May Not Know About Cataracts

March 26th, 2018

Although cataracts are a very common condition around the world, many people know surprisingly little about them. Cataracts are primarily an age-related condition where the lens of the eye becomes cloudy over time. If you aren’t familiar with some of the common signs of cataracts, you won’t be able to catch them early on. Here… Read More

4 Ways to Prepare for Cataract Surgery

December 22nd, 2017

Cataracts are a normal part of the aging process but living with them can seriously impact your daily life. Many people try to manage the symptoms on their own only to realize that it isn’t working and that they need to have cataract surgery. If you are preparing to have cataract surgery, you probably feel… Read More

Monthly Q&A: Answering Your Biggest Cataract Questions

November 17th, 2017

Being diagnosed with cataracts can feel very overwhelming, especially if you are unfamiliar with the condition. You probably have many questions and concerns that you need to be answered. To help you get all the information you need, we have put together a list of some of the most commonly asked cataract questions. 1. What… Read More

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