Cataracts are a clouding of the lens of the eye that gradually worsen until vision eventually becomes completely blurry. Though cataracts are not dangerous and cannot hurt the eyes, they can significantly reduce quality of life. For this reason, many individuals with cataracts will eventually need to undergo cataract surgery. During surgery, the clouded lens of the eye is removed and replaced with an artificial lens implant.
If you have been diagnosed with cataracts and are scheduled for surgery, it’s important to know how to prepare for your surgery. If you are preparing for cataract surgery, here are six things you should know.
If you have cataracts and are considering LASIK surgery, contact Key-Whitman to schedule a free consultation. Stay tuned for our next blog on how to best recover from cataract surgery.