Do you need to have cataract surgery? If you’re an older man with prostate problems, you may not realize that this increases your risk of cataract complications due to floppy iris. Even though these conditions are not directly correlated, medications used to treat an enlarged prostate can result in complications like floppy iris syndrome and… Read More
Is your vision cloudy? Does it feel like you have difficulty seeing well at night due to halos or glare around street lights and headlights? These are some of the symptoms of cataracts. Cataracts occur when the natural lens of the eye becomes cloudy, making it more challenging to see. Most people will eventually get… Read More
Do you have glaucoma but also need to have your cataracts removed? You may be wondering if you are able to treat cataracts and glaucoma at the same time. The good news is that thanks to minimally-invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS), this is possible. MIGS procedures can be combined with cataract surgery for patients with cataracts… Read More
Do you have cataracts, but are concerned that you won’t be able to have cataract surgery because you’ve had LASIK in the past? The good news is that for most people if you’ve had LASIK before, you can still have cataract surgery. Keep reading to find out what makes this possible.
A cataract occurs when the natural lens of the eye becomes cloudy. For most people, this happens as a result of aging. When you are young, the lens is transparent, enabling it to focus images on the retina. However, later in life, the lens begins hardening and becomes yellow, interfering with light entering it. This… Read More
Do you or someone you love have cataracts? You may be starting to consider whether you need cataract surgery to remove them. Although rare, it is possible to suffer complications during cataract surgery. When this happens, you may experience what’s known as a botched cataract surgery. The good news is that here at Desert Vision… Read More