What Happens To The Eyes With Cataracts?
Cataracts are something that every person will have to deal with at some point in their life. They are a completely natural part of getting older. Though they are common, they are quite easy to take care of as well. But what exactly are cataracts and how do the surgeons at Arizona Eye in Glendale,…Read More
6 Tips To Prepare Before Cataract Surgery
Getting ready for surgery can be a daunting task, which is why it never hurts to have some advice beforehand! Even though cataract surgery only takes about 10 minutes to perform, it takes a little more to prepare for it. Luckily, it still isn’t too complicated. though if you have any questions, you can feel…Read More
3 Signs You’re Ready For Cataract Surgery
If you are over 40, you may have cataracts and not even know it yet. This isn’t something that should alarm you though. Cataracts are not dangerous and are actually very common. Everyone gets them as a result of getting older. Even better, they are easy to remove thanks to cataract surgery. You may not…Read More
How Do I Know I Have Cataracts?
Your eyesight can deteriorate for many different reasons, especially when you are older. Macular degeneration, glaucoma, presbyopia, and cataracts are a few of these issues. Cataracts are the most common of these visual conditions. In fact, one in every six people in the U.S. older than 40 are affected by cataracts. So how can you…Read More
Am I Too Young For Cataracts?
While cataracts most often develop in older adults, age is not the only reason for cataracts. There are many reasons why younger adults and even children can develop cataracts. Keep reading to learn why! What is a Cataract? A cataract is a clouding of the natural eye’s lens. Without a cataract, the lens should be…Read More
What Happens During Cataract Surgery?
Cataracts are a natural part of the aging problem. In most cases, cataracts develop because of aging. They can form earlier under certain circumstances. Whatever causes them from patient to patient, cataracts present a pretty big problem. As they develop over time, they cause unavoidable vision loss. In fact, cataracts are the leading cause of…Read More
Am I Too Young For Cataracts?
When you think of cataracts, you may think of people later in life. This is not a coincidence. Cataracts affect over 24 million Americans over the age of 40. This number only goes up as people continue aging. By the age of 80, half of all Americans will have or have had cataracts. Cataracts seem…Read More
3 Reasons To Not Fear Cataract Surgery
Cataracts are bad enough, but the fear of getting removal surgery can be worse. Eyes are a sensitive part of the body and our eyesight is important to us. The thought of having a surgeon work on them can be overwhelming. But cataract surgery isn’t something you need to fear. Keep reading to learn why!…Read More
How Old Should I Be For A Cataract Screening?
If you have vision problems, you should always contact your eye doctor immediately. If you have cataracts, sometimes it’s a waiting game. Why? Most people won’t start developing cataracts until they are around forty years old. Even when they start developing, it may take years before they affect your vision. So when should you start…Read More
What If I Have Dry Eye and Cataracts?
It is not uncommon for patients to have both dry eye and cataracts at the same time. After all, both of their biggest risk factors are getting older. Cataract surgery involves incisions, meaning that eye tissue is cut. This can worsen a preexisting dry eye problem. Does that mean that you will be unable to…Read More