We are all born with a clear lens inside our eyes, and over time that lens becomes cloudy. The cloudy lens is called a “cataract”. The cataract can cause decreased vision, difficulty reading, as well as glare with bright lights. If not removed, a cataract can progress and eventually cause blindness. When a cataract is removed, it is replaced with a clear artificial lens implant. This helps in restoring vision!
What is a Cataract?
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Everyone is born with a lens inside their eye. It's supposed to be clear. When it becomes cloudy, it's called a cataract.
If you could only wear one shirt for the rest of your life, wouldn't you want it to fit perfectly? Having cataract surgery is a once in a lifetime opportunity. The one-size-fits-all approach pushed by health insurance companies may work for some, but leaves a lot of people unhappy. Know all your options in order to make an informed decision. Your cataract surgery should be custom-tailored for you.