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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

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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

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 […]

Do I Need Reading Glasses After Cataract Surgery?

White haired man squinting his eye in an attempt to read while removing his glasses and holding a tablet in his other hand.

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 […]

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