1 Ridgewood Drive
Bangor, ME 04401
Cataract surgery is a safe and effective procedure that can restore clear vision to people with cataracts. During cataract surgery, the cloudy lens in the eye is removed and replaced with a clear, artificial lens. The surgery is usually performed on an outpatient basis and takes about 15 minutes. Most people experience good results from cataract surgery, and their vision can improve significantly.
Here are some of the benefits of cataract surgery:
We offer treatment options for tons of diseases that affect the cornea like allergies, pink eye, corneal infections, dry eye syndrome, Fuchs’ dystrophy & keratoconus. Some of these diseases can be corrected through simple methods like eye drops wholesome will require surgery. If you’re curious about treatment options for these corneal diseases, schedule an appointment today!
The best way to prevent diabetic eye diseases is to have routine checkups, especially if you have diabetes. Another excellent way to prevent diabetic eye disease is to monitor your blood sugar intake levels and your diabetes as a whole. This is particularly important as conditions like diabetic retinopathy develop without showing symptoms. If you’re concerned about your risk for developing diabetic eye diseases, call or schedule an appointment with one of our ophthalmologists today!
Often referred to as the “sneak thief of sight,” glaucoma creeps in viciously and without warning. Don’t expect to see any symptoms of this disease developing. However, you can always protect your vision by having routine eye exams. If you do develop glaucoma, there are treatment options available! Although sight lost from glaucoma is permanent, there are options to slow glaucoma progression and save the vision remaining. At Vision Care of Maine, we take pride in providing treatment options for those with severe to mild glaucoma progression.