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How Long Does Cataract Surgery Take?

Cataract surgery is a procedure used to treat cataracts where changes in the lens of the eye cause cloudy, blurry or misty vision. The lens is the crystalline structure that sits just behind your pupil, which is the black circle in the center of your eye. Cataracts occur when changes…

Published: October 21, 2018 Read Post
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Cataract Surgery and Insurance

A cataract is a painless, cloudy area in the lens of the eye. The lens is enclosed in a lining called the lens capsule. During cataract surgery in Virginia Beach, your doctor separates the cataract from the lens capsule. In most cases, the lens is replaced with an intraocular…

Published: October 14, 2018 Read Post
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LASIK Eye Surgery Candidate

LASIK eye surgery can be very successful when performed on the right patient. LASIK can treat severe degrees of nearsightedness, moderate amounts of farsightedness and astigmatism, but LASIK is not right for everyone. While the goal of LASIK surgery is to reduce dependency on glasses or contact lenses, having…

Published: October 7, 2018 Read Post
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What Are the Three Types of Cataracts?

A cataract is a clouding of the lens in the eye due to protein buildup in the body which leads to reduced vision and loss of sight if left untreated. There are three primary types of cataracts: nuclear sclerotic, cortical and posterior subcapsular. Nuclear Sclerotic Cataracts A nuclear cataract is…

Published: September 30, 2018 Read Post
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What Causes Cataracts?

A cataract is a common condition in which a normally clear eye lens becomes cloudy, causing blurry vision similar to looking through a foggy window. A cataract occurs when there is a buildup of proteins in the lens, creating protein clumps. These clumps, or deposits, prevent light from passing clearly…

Published: September 23, 2018 Read Post