What are Cataracts?
- Blurry vision resulting in cloudiness or haziness
- Glare from light and halos around lights, especially at night
- Colors are dull and appear yellow
- Difficulty driving at night
As we all grow older, the natural crystalline lens that we are born with becomes cloudy, bringing on visual symptoms such as blurred vision, glare, halos, sensitivity to light and difficulty with night vision and loss of color vision. This clouding of the natural lens is referred to as a cataract. Simply put, this cloudy or hardened lens can no longer produce clear, sharp images the way it used to. Cataracts can also be caused by trauma, heredity, diabetes and even some medications.
Cataracts occur at different rates and can affect one or both of your eyes at the same time. Fortunately, with today’s modern medical technology, your cataract can be treated safely and effectively through a microsurgical technique and implantation of an intraocular lens (IOL) which replaces the natural crystalline lens. In fact, with today’s technology, patients can actually look forward to not simply regaining vision, but returning to youthful vision!
What Our Patients Have to Say
“Excellent care from the receptionist to physician. You can trust that you will receive all the appropriate options for your eye lenses and an understanding of laser versa non-laser removal. Their communication pre-op and post-op is extraordinary in this day and age.
The nurses are attentive, positive and proficient in all they do. Physicians from other specialties speak of Dr. Aker with great respect which is the highest compliment one can receive. I’m one very content patient!” -Camille M.
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To schedule a consultation or to learn more about our Cataract procedures, book your appointment online click here or call 561-338-7722 today! Our practice serves Boca Raton, FL, and the surrounding areas.