Horizon Now Offers the First and Only FDA-Approved Trifocal Lens Implant for Cataract Surgery

Cataract surgery is a safe and effective means of treating the symptoms cataracts, such as glare and blurriness. It is, however, generally accepted that patients will still need to rely on glasses after standard cataract surgery. Now, there is the Alcon trifocal IOL (intraocular lens) called the AcrySof IQ PanOptix lens that is significantly reducing surgery patients’ dependence on glasses. For those in search of a solution to both cataracts and poor quality of vision, Horizon Eye Specialists now offers this lens. Here’s more about it. 

Posted in Cataract Information

I Have Cataracts... Now What?

If you’ve been noticing a gradual blurring of your vision, and your eye doctor confirmed you have cataracts, you might be feeling a bit overwhelmed. No one wants to have this progressive cloudiness, hardening, and yellowing of the normally transparent lens of the eye, as it can interfere with your daily life. Worse yet, you might’ve heard that cataracts are still one of the two leading causes of vision impairment (including blindness) around the world.

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How to Prepare for Cataract Surgery

If you’ve been told you have cataracts and have scheduled cataract surgery to remove your cloudy lens, you’re probably looking forward to having clearer vision soon. But while excited, many patients also feel a little bit of nervousness about what to expect, and how to prepare for the procedure. In order to help you feel completely comfortable as your surgery date gets closer, here are some tips for optimal preparation for cataract surgery.  

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What are the Benefits of Choosing Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery?

If you’ve been told you have cataracts, it can be a scary and unsettling time. But even so, finding out about this eye condition early enough increases your chances of having a successful cataract surgery and getting through the experience with no lasting damage. The other good news is that cataract removal is generally considered one of the safest types of ophthalmic procedures available. However, did you know there are two versions of cataract surgery you can get? Here’s some more information.

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How Your Vision Changes as You Age

We often are asked by patients about what vision changes are normal at every age, and whether they should be concerned about age related eye problems or eye diseases commonly associated with older age. To help you out, here’s a breakdown of what to expect, along with some tips for what you can do to positively impact your eyesight and eye health as you age. 

Posted in Presbyopia, Nearsightedness, Cataract Information

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