If I Have LASIK, Will I Still Need Cataract Surgery?
Posted by: Eye Health Northwest in Cataracts, LASIK on March 16, 2023
LASIK can correct your natural refractive error, but it will not prevent you from developing other eye conditions that can affect your vision, such as cataracts. Since cataracts are a natural part of the aging process, everyone will eventually develop them. However, LASIK can greatly reduce your need for glasses and provide you with greater… Read More
Is an Extended Depth of Focus Intraocular Lens Right For Me?
Posted by: Eye Health Northwest in Cataracts on November 23, 2022
Choosing an intraocular lens is one of the most important yet challenging parts of the cataract surgery process. If you’re eager to lessen your dependence on prescription glasses, you may want to consider a multifocal IOL and Extended Depth of Focus (EDOF) IOL. Keep reading to learn if an extended depth of focus IOL may… Read More
What IOL Will the Best Cataract Surgeon in Portland Recommend?
Posted by: Eye Health Northwest in Cataracts, Uncategorized on September 23, 2022
When you’re consulting with the best cataract surgeon in Portland, you and your eye doctor will work as a team to determine the IOL that will provide you with the best outcome from cataract surgery. You may get several recommendations, and they will all be based on various factors like your budget and your vision… Read More
Is Vision Loss Due to Cataracts Permanent?
Posted by: Eye Health Northwest in Cataracts on July 22, 2022
As your body ages, your eyes age as well. Cataracts are a natural part of the aging process and can cause various symptoms, including blurry vision up close. The good news is that cataract surgery can restore your vision! Cataract surgery is minimally invasive, offers a quick recovery, and you can resume your everyday activities… Read More
10 Ways to Prepare for and Recover From Cataract Surgery
Posted by: Eye Health Northwest in Cataracts on January 19, 2022
Planning and scheduling cataract surgery is a significant step for your eyesight. To have a great experience and a successful outcome, you must plan ahead and be ready to commit to the recovery process. Planning will speed up your recovery and limit potential complications. Keep reading to learn how to prepare for and recover from… Read More
Is Laser Cataract Surgery Right For Me?
Posted by: Eye Health Northwest in Cataracts on December 30, 2021
Do you see halos around lights while driving at night? Has your prescription for glasses or contact lenses changed frequently? These are two signs that you could be developing cataracts. When you first start showing signs of cataracts, cataract surgery is not usually necessary. Over time, your cataracts will continue to grow, impacting your ability… Read More
How Do You Know If You Have Cataracts?
Posted by: Eye Health Northwest in Cataracts on June 28, 2021
Do you see halos around street lights when you look at them? Have colors started to look faded? These are two signs that you might be developing cataracts. When you start noticing that your vision is changing, all sorts of things can run through your mind. Learning you have cataracts and deciding that it is… Read More
Did You Know That June Is Both Fireworks Eye Safety and Cataract Awareness Month?
Posted by: Eye Health Northwest in Cataracts, General Eye Health on June 16, 2021
Have you heard of cataracts? Are you aware of the importance of protecting your eyes while using fireworks? Not only does June mean the start of summer, but it is also Fireworks Eye Safety and Cataract Awareness Month. The American Academy of Ophthalmology wants you to learn about eye health and how to protect your… Read More
Could You Have Cataracts and Not Know it?
Posted by: Eye Health Northwest in Cataracts on January 28, 2021
Are you starting to experience changes to your vision? Are you in your forties or fifties? One eye condition that could be causing your vision to change is cataracts. But there’s a good chance that when you think of cataracts, you might think of cloudy-looking eyes. There’s more to cataracts than that. Keep reading to… Read More
Is It Possible To Prevent Cataracts?
Posted by: Eye Health Northwest in Cataracts on September 29, 2020
Are you worried about developing cataracts? Are you wondering if it’s possible to prevent cataracts? Cataracts are one of the most common eye conditions that occur due to aging. The idea of cataract surgery can be scary but it doesn’t have to be. Keep reading to learn more about cataracts and if you can prevent them! What… Read More