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Why June Is Fireworks Safety and Cataract Awareness Month

June is fireworks safety and cataract awareness month. It is a great time to learn about steps you can take to preserve your vision and the health of your eyes. Keep reading to learn more about fireworks safety and cataracts! What Is Fireworks Safety Month? Fireworks are a traditional and festive part of July 4th […]


4 Signs It May Be Time For Cataract Surgery

Cataracts are one of the most common age-related eye conditions you can develop. They can mature very slowly over years or even decades and often affect adults as young as 40. If you have cataracts, you may not even notice them at first. But gradually, they’ll make your vision worse and worse and can even […]


4 Tips For Your Best Cataract Surgery Recovery

Did you know that cataract surgery is one of the most commonly performed procedures you can undergo in the country? It’s also the only way you can treat cataracts and regain your clear sight. Cataract surgery is a low-risk procedure and can completely restore any vision that’s been lost due to cataracts by removing them. […]


Should I Choose A Premium IOL?

When you get cataract surgery, your cataract is removed by removing the natural lens of the eye. If you’re looking for a solution that could reduce your dependence on glasses after cataract surgery, a premium IOL may be right for you. Consider several things, including the expense, your individual needs, and the kind of premium […]


Can I Use My FSA To Pay For Cataract Surgery?

If you need to have cataract surgery and have an FSA, you may be able to have it covered. This depends on the kind of FSA that you have and if you have traditional cataract surgery. If you have an FSA and need cataract surgery, this may be a way to use any pre-tax earnings […]


Ophthalmologists from Shepherd Eye Center Among the First to Implant the Alcon AcrySof Vivity IOL in Las Vegas

Surgeons from Shepherd Eye Center are among the first ophthalmologists in Las Vegas to implant the new Alcon Vivity intraocular lens for cataract patients. This new lens technology, known as AcrySof IQ Vivity, provides an additional option for cataract patients to treat presbyopia and is a first-of-its-kind, non-diffractive lens that offers a continuous extended range […]


Can I Be Too Young For Cataract Surgery?

Cataracts are often thought of as something that only older people will have. Though it’s true that the older you are, the more likely you are to have cataracts, cataracts can affect you at any age. Rarely, some people are even born with congenital cataracts. But even for cataracts associated with aging, being 40 or […]


Fireworks Eye Safety and Cataract Awareness Month

June is both Cataract Awareness Month and Fireworks Eye Safety Month. Cataracts and safety are something you should be aware of all year. Fireworks safety is particularly important during the summer, especially leading up to the Fourth of July. As for cataracts, it’s important to be aware of them because they will affect almost everyone […]


Is A Premium Lens Implant Right For You?

Electing to have cataract surgery is no small decision. Cataract surgery is both safe and effective. It’s also one of the most commonly performed medical procedures in the country. Getting this procedure can change your life, and for the better! It allows you to see clearly again without cataracts obstructing your vision. Cataract surgery can […]


Cataract Surgery Part 2—Technological Advancements in Intraocular Lenses (IOLs)

Cataract surgery is the most-performed operation in patients over 65 years of age in the United States. In the first part of this two-part blog post about cataract surgery, the central focus was on the history of cataract surgery, and the changes that have taken place within the last eight decades.But another large part of […]


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