Cataracts Surgery Procedure

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Specialists in Cataract Surgery for Southwest Florida Patients

Snead Eye Group Discusses Cataracts Treatment Options

Cataracts are a common vision problem plaguing many adults, especially as they get older. Typically caused by aging, eye injuries, or inherited genetic disorders, eye cataracts are the progressive clouding of the eye’s natural lens. Cataract symptoms include blurry or cloudy vision, glares or halos around lights, and double vision. The only way to correct cataracts is to remove them through cataract surgery and replace the eye’s lens with an intraocular lens (IOL). With offices in Fort Myers, Bonita Springs, Cape Coral, and Naples, Snead Eye Group specializes in cataract surgery for Southwest Florida patients. If you’re ready to learn more about our cataract treatment options, please schedule an appointment.

 

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How Common Is Cataract Surgery in the United States?

Cataract surgery is considered an outpatient procedure and is one of the safest and most effective vision surgeries available. Roughly half the U.S. population over the age of 75 will develop cataracts impacting their vision, making it one of the most widely performed surgeries in the United States every year. Most cataract surgeries do not experience any complications and may be completed in about 15 minutes. While the idea of any surgery may seem scary at first, rest assured you’re in excellent hands at Snead Eye Group. Our eye specialists will provide