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Category: Cataract surgery

Can I Get LASIK If I Have Cataracts?

December 28th, 2021

Vision correction with LASIK gives you better vision. The results it produces are usually so excellent you no longer need glasses. But, it only treats refractive errors, which are eye issues that stem from a misshapen cornea. Nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism all result from poor cornea shape. All three of these refractive errors don’t focus… Read More

3 Activities That Are Improved After Cataract Surgery

October 29th, 2021

If you have cataracts, the longer they develop, the more frustrating they can make your life. The longer they are in your lenses, the more they interfere with your eyesight. Eventually, they can cause complete vision loss. But, because cataracts are such a common condition, cataract surgery is the most common medical procedure in the… Read More

Are Cataracts Permanent?

February 22nd, 2021

Did you know that cataracts are the number one cause of blindness worldwide? It estimated that over 17% of Americans alone have cataracts. It is no wonder that people have concerns about losing their vision permanently because of cataracts. The good news is that thanks to cataract surgery, they are pretty simple to treat. Having… Read More

5 Easy Tips After Cataract Surgery

November 23rd, 2020

Cataract surgery can be an intimidating journey, but it shouldn’t frighten you. The process of removing cataracts is very well understood and is always being perfected. The procedure has a low risk of failure, with most people who undergo it ending up with vision that’s as good or better than they’ve had before. The surgery… Read More

7 Ways To Know You Have Cataracts

July 30th, 2020

As you get older, your risk for developing cataracts only becomes more likely. Eventually, you will have to deal with them. It’s almost inevitable that you will develop one. Most cataracts progress quite slowly. Knowing that you have them early in their development is very helpful. If you are experiencing any of the following symptoms,… Read More

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

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