Cataracts develop as protein deposits on the outside of your natural eye lenses. They can lead to cloudy or blurry vision. At IC Laser Eye Care, our ophthalmologist Bucks County will restore your clear vision with cataracts surgery, which is effective and safe.
In the early stages of the disease, cataracts often present no obvious symptoms. Many times they are discovered as part of a routine yearly eye exam. When you first do exhibit signs, you will get a prescription for special eyeglasses or contacts that counteract the effects of the condition, thereby allowing you to see adequately. Since cataracts is a progressive disease, the buildup on your lenses will increase in both size and quantity over time. Adjustments to your prescription help you to keep up and still experience enough vision to go about your normal daily routine. However, it is likely that you will reach a point where corrective lenses are no longer efficient in providing you with the necessary results. When that happens, turn to our ophthalmologist Bucks County. It is not possible to separate the cataracts from the lens, so your natural lenses have to be removed. They are replaced with prosthetics that are called intraocular lens implants, or IOLs for short. There are monofocal versions that improve your vision at one distance, while requiring you to wear eyeglasses for the other distance. Multifocal IOLs are available, as well. With those, our ophthalmologist Bucks County can free you from needing glasses at all. As part of your consultation, it will be determined which is most suitable for your needs, budget, and/or insurance coverage.
With IOLs from cataract surgery, you can have a level of vision that you may have thought was no longer possible. Why not call our office today and arrange a time to come in for your appointment?