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What to Expect During and After Advanced Laser Cataract Surgery

What to Expect During and After Advanced Laser Cataract Surgery

Laser cataract surgery has become a leading option for those seeking improved vision and reduced dependence on glasses. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, this procedure, guided by a cataract specialist, makes precise incisions in record time. Here’s what you can expect before, during, and after advanced laser cataract surgery from our specialists in […]

Combining Glaucoma and Cataract Surgery: Knowing the Differences

Combining Glaucoma and Cataract Surgery: Knowing the Differences

At Lake Eye Associates, we recognize the critical importance of addressing conditions like glaucoma and cataracts to preserve and enhance vision. Serving patients in The Villages, Wildwood, Leesburg, Tavares, Lady Lake, and Mount Dora, FL, USA, we specialize in comprehensive eye care, including glaucoma therapy and laser cataract removal.  While each condition presents its challenges, […]

How Can Advanced Laser Cataract Surgery Improve Visual Outcomes?

Advanced Laser Cataract Surgery Improve Visual Outcomes

Cataracts cause a third of worldwide blindness, affecting approximately 65.2 million people and causing moderate to severe vision loss in over 80% of cases, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Thankfully, cataract surgery has made impressive progress, evolving from basic techniques to highly sophisticated laser-assisted procedures. These modern approaches go beyond the mere removal […]

Is Laser Cataract Surgery Your Perfect Match? Explore the Options

Laser Cataract Surgery Options

If you live in a blurry world with cataracts clouding your natural lens and obstructing light from reaching your retina, you may be a candidate for cataract surgery. Commonly developed with age—over 90% of individuals experience it by 65—this cloudiness can severely impair your vision.  Laser cataract surgery, a highly effective treatment using a device […]

Diabetes and Cataracts: How to Manage Both Conditions

Diabetic Eye Test

Diabetes is a severe condition that affects 37.3 million people nationwide—that’s 11.3% of the US population. Unfortunately, with skyrocketing obesity rates, cardiac problems, and genetic issues, Americans are a prime target. People with diabetes are at an increased risk of developing numerous conditions, including those linked to eye health. Prevalent eye conditions can be diabetic […]

What Is the Light Adjustable Lens (LAL)?

A closeup of an eye with an implanted 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?

A male eye surgeon is doing cataract surgery. The patient is awake during the surgery, but will not see what the surgeon is doing.

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 […]

Lake Eye Associates First to Offer Light Adjustable Lens™ in The Villages

Light Adjustable Lens

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 […]

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