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Do I need cataract surgery?

Cataracts are a condition that can impact the eye—and a patient’s vision. The clouding and fogging of eyesight is a typical sign that cataracts exist. The condition cannot be cured, but with the use of surgery, can be addressed and eliminated. Cataracts will worsen over time, and the only treatment is surgical removal. Do I […]

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Understanding the Purpose of Premium Lens Implants

At Aker Kasten Eye Center, patients in the area of Boca Raton, FL can obtain quality eye care solutions. This includes the placement of premium lens implants during cataract surgery. What are cataracts? Cataracts are best described as clouding of the natural eye lens that can result in blurry vision. In the earlier stages, patients […]

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Am I a Candidate for Cataract Surgery?

Patients who have been dealing with the visible consequences of cataract development may find that they impact their daily lives. However, when is the right time to move forward with cataract surgery? The doctors of Aker Kasten Eye Center in Boca Raton, FL encourage patients to book a consultation visit and initial evaluation to determine […]

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All About Femto Laser Cataract Surgery

The eyes are the window to the soul. So when these windows are clouded due to a condition known as cataracts, they can impair one’s vision and change their overall appearance to others. This clouding is common in patients over the age of 60. Fortunately, cataracts can be treated at Aker Kasten Eye Center using […]

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What You Need To Know About Cataracts

Cataracts are more common in adults over the age of 60 and are characterized by blurry or cloudy vision. The condition can be treated by your eye doctor. Regular eye check ups can help alert you and your doctor to potential eye problems, like cataracts. How cataracts develop Cataracts occur when there is protein buildup […]


Maximizing vision in both eyes with monovision

Monovision. The sound of the word might make you think that it’s a type of vision that involves using only one eye, not a particularly positive way to enjoy seeing. In truth, monovision is a popular method used by eye surgeons to optimize vision is both eyes — distance and near vision — following cataract or […]

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Cataracts 101

It’s estimated that 20 million people over age 40 in the U.S. have cataracts. At Aker Kasten, cataract diagnosis and surgery is one of our specialties. The surgery can change a patient’s vision so dramatically, it’s incredible. Here is some information on cataracts, especially since they are such a common eye problem as we age. […]

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There’s more to cataract surgery than meets the eye

Recent improvements in technology provide more options than ever for vision correction in cataract patients. You should know that corrective implantable lens technology has greatly improved since the days when it could only provide one focal point and couldn’t correct near vision or astigmatism. And even if you gotten in the habit of wearing reading […]

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A bright new approach to eliminating cataracts

Lasers have been used to treat various eye conditions and diseases for years now, but they’ve only recently been used in cataract surgery – and the results have been illuminating. Laser guided cataract surgery This latest technology and technique represents a revolutionary advance in the world of cataract eye surgery. And it’s a specialized laser […]

Cataract Surgery: What to Expect

How to prepare for your surgery If you have a planned cataract surgery there are several preparations you will need to make in the weeks and days leading up to your surgery. About a week before your surgery you can expect to have an ultrasound carried out on your eye. This will measure the exact […]