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Is There a Correlation Between Diabetic Retinopathy and Cataracts?

Do you have diabetes? Have you recently found out that you have cataracts as well? You may not realize that by having diabetes, your risk of developing cataracts also increases. Patients with diabetes who have diabetic retinopathy are five times more likely to find out they have sight-threatening cataracts. If you have type one or… Read More

How to Fix a Floppy Iris After Cataract Surgery

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

When is the Best Time to Have Cataract Surgery?

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

Can You Treat Glaucoma and Cataracts at the Same Time?

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

Are There Signs If You Have a Cataract?

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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

What is a Botched Cataract Surgery?

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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

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