Cataracts are an extremely common problem that affects our vision, especially as we age. When left untreated, cataract symptoms can cause severe vision loss -- but fortunately, they can be treated relatively easily, and most people with cataracts can expect to make a full recovery.
At Medical & Surgical Eye Associates in Forest Hills, our board-certified ophthalmologists are proud to offer cataract surgery to our patients throughout the Greater Pittsburgh area. We even offer a range of intraocular lens (IOL) options to help you restore your vision and reduce your dependence on glasses or contact lenses.
If you're showing signs of cataracts and looking for care from the top cataract surgeons Pittsburgh has to offer, Medical & Surgical Eye Associates are here to help you see clearly. Schedule your first appointment with us online today.
A cataract is a clouding of the eye's natural lens, which lies behind the pupil and controls how light enters the eye. This clouding can cause blurred vision and make it more difficult to see at night. In some cases, cataracts can also cause colors to appear faded.
Cataracts treatment involves a relatively simple procedure during which an ophthalmologist removes the clouded lens of the eye and replacing it with a new, clear one. Here's how lens replacement surgery works:
At Medical & Surgical Eye Associates, we offer a variety of IOL options to meet your individual needs, including:
As the top cataract specialist Pittsburgh has to offer, our team of board-certified vision specialists will work with you to determine the best option for your lifestyle and vision goals.
Recovery from surgery is typically quick and easy, and most people can expect to see an improvement in their vision within a few days.
Cataracts are most common in older adults, but they can occur at any age. Other risk factors for developing cataracts include:
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