How Do I Know If I Need Laser Cataract Surgery?
Is your vision blurry? Do you find it more challenging to drive at night due to glare and halos? These are some of the common signs of having a cataract. Most people will eventually develop cataracts as a result of aging. With age, proteins inside the eye break down and clump together on your lens,… Read More
Three Things Patients Should Know About Cataracts
Approximately 25 million Americans have cataracts, which causes cloudy, blurry or dim vision and often develops with advancing age. This June, VisionFirst Eye Center joins the American Academy of Ophthalmology in observing Cataract Awareness Month by sharing three things everyone should know about the condition and its treatment. As everyone grows older, the lenses of… Read More
The Ins and Outs of Cataract Surgery
Is your vision getting cloudy? Are you having trouble seeing at night because of glare? Are you needing more light for reading? You may be developing cataracts. A cataract develops when the lens in the eye become cloudy, making eyesight blurry and distorted. By the age of 80, more than half of all Americans have… Read More
What Is The Difference Between Standard Cataract Surgery and Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery?
Most folks are terrified of any surgery related to the eye, but modern medicine has become so advanced that cataract surgery is a largely routine procedure. In fact, a patient can have Dr. Mark Bearman or Dr. Sarah Hays remove their cataracts and be out that same day at a surgery center in Alabaster or Birmingham. Both… Read More