Cataracts are one of the most common eye issues that can cause vision loss in people over 60. Because it’s so common, you’re probably wondering what the early signs are so that you can be prepared if you start to develop cataracts yourself. Signs you may be developing cataracts: Blurry or fuzzy vision Faded colors […]
What Is the Light Adjustable Lens (LAL)?
Overview of Cataracts Cataracts are typically an age-related condition. The risk of developing them increases after 40, and they are the leading cause of blindness in the United States. Fortunately, even though a cataract cannot be reversed, treatment is typically a smooth process once eyeglasses or contact lenses can’t correct a person’s vision. The eye’s […]
What Do You See During Cataract Surgery?
What to Expect During Cataract Surgery Cataracts develop over time, gradually decreasing vision. Eventually, you may need an alternative to glasses or contact lenses, as the later stages can result in blindness. When an ophthalmologist (eye surgeon) determines you’re a good candidate, laser cataract surgery can help restore your vision. Cataract surgery is an outpatient […]
Can Cataracts Cause Blindness?
How Cataracts Affect Vision Your vision changes throughout your life. Many changes are due to the natural aging of eye tissue, decreasing the sharpness of your vision. You may need reading glasses or turn on more lights to see clearly. Cataracts are a common, often age-related eye problem. Many people develop cataracts by the time […]
Lake Eye Associates First to Offer Light Adjustable Lens™ in The Villages
The Villages, FL (October 27, 2022) – Lake Eye Associates, the area’s premier cataract surgery center, announced that it will begin implanting the RxSight Light Adjustable Lens® (LAL) this month. Lake Eye Associates is the first practice in the region to offer the innovative Light Adjustable Lens to cataract patients. The state-of-the-art technology is the […]
Are Floaters After Cataract Surgery Normal?
Eye surgery can be a nerve-wracking experience no matter who you are. Cataract surgery is a very popular procedure across the country to help people regain their vision. This procedure is safe, routine, and rarely results in complications. Eye floaters are a common visual issue that can affect many people. These floaters hang out in […]
Do I Need Reading Glasses After Cataract Surgery?￼
Cataract surgery is a highly successful procedure that can result in significant visual improvements. Depending on your overall eye health and vision, as well as the type of lens chosen for implantation, you may need to wear reading glasses for clear, close-up vision after surgery. Aligning with our patient-first philosophy, your doctor will accurately assess […]
Protect Your Eyes From Halloween Hazards
Halloween should be all about tricks, treats, delightful costumes, and making excuses to overindulge in sweets. But some of today’s more inventive and exciting costumes include accessories that can irritate eyes, invite infection and, in some cases, cause permanent blindness. No, we’re not kidding. The CDC, American Academy of Ophthalmology, and doctors of Lake Eye […]
Scott R. Wehrly of Lake Eye Associates Named to Castle Connolly’s “TOP DOCTORS” List for 2022
(Tavares, FL – April 7, 2022) – Scott R. Wehrly, an ophthalmologist at Lake Eye Associates has been named to the 2022 list of “Top Doctors” by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. Castle Connolly connects patients with best-in-class healthcare, providing consumers with trusted lists of exceptional medical professionals. A peer-driven nomination process is followed up with […]