This holiday season, you will probably spend a lot of time thinking about what gifts
to buy for friends and family. But what about giving yourself the gift of better
vision? If you have been living with cataracts for a while it may be time to consider
the life-changing benefits of cataract surgery.
Cataracts cause the lens of your eye to become cloudy, making your vision seem
blurred. Over time, cataracts will continue to worsen and your quality of life will be
During cataract surgery, your ophthalmologist will remove the cloudy lens,
replacing it with a clear, artificial lens. It is an incredibly safe and effective surgery
and has improved the vision of many people.
Here are three signs you should consider giving yourself the gift of cataract
surgery this holiday season:
1. Your vision is significantly worse
Once you reach the point where your vision is seriously impaired it is
probably time to think about cataract surgery. Some signs of this would be
that you can no longer drive at night, you have a hard time reading, and your
eyes are sensitive to bright lights.
2. You can no longer safely accomplish daily tasks
Some patients reach a point where their vision is impacting their physical
safety. If you have fallen or injured yourself in some way because of impaired
vision, it’s time to consider cataract surgery.
3. You’re ready for clearer vision
At the end of the day, different people have different levels of tolerance for
vision impairment. The biggest sign it’s time for cataract surgery is when you
are tired of having poor vision and are ready for a change.
Are you currently living with cataracts and ready to consider the life-changing benefits of
cataract surgery? We would be happy to schedule an evaluation for you with one of our doctor where
you can learn more about the surgery and discuss whether it’s the right option for you. Feel free
to contact our office or request an appointment with one of our doctors today.