Cataract Surgery Recovery: It’s Easier Than You May Expect!
Posted on September 21, 2022 by Schwartz Laser - Cataracts
Cataracts are a normal part of aging. By the age of 80, about half of Americans have developed cataracts in one or both eyes. Some people unnecessarily endure hazy vision from cataracts by postponing or trying to avoid cataract surgery. What these patients may not realize is that while the procedure is technically a surgery,… Read more »
Answers to the Cataract Questions You Are Too Afraid to Ask
Posted on May 20, 2022 by Schwartz Laser - Cataracts
For as prevalent as cataracts are, many patients do not understand a lot about this eye condition. Unfortunately, the lack of accurate information can scare people from seeking easy treatment. To help educate everyone, Dr. Jay Schwartz and Dr. Orry Birdsong, two of the most talented and knowledgeable ophthalmologists in Arizona, answer some of the… Read more »
What Are the Risks of Leaving Cataracts Untreated?
Posted on November 15, 2021 by Schwartz Laser - Cataracts
Not all people take the threat of cataracts as seriously as they should. Cataracts may be a common condition, but they are liable to rob patients of their sight if left alone. To encourage everyone to seek treatment for cataracts, the ophthalmology team of Schwartz Laser Eye Center warns of what can happen when cataracts… Read more »
Can Cataracts Come Back after Surgery?
Posted on October 21, 2021 by Schwartz Laser - Cataracts
Have you had cataract surgery? Are you now experiencing a vision change? If you have had cataract surgery and are experiencing a vision change, you may be wondering: “Can cataracts come back after surgery?” Read on as Dr. Jay Schwartz and the team at the Schwartz Laser Eye Center discuss cataract surgery and whether cataracts… Read more »
The Different Kinds of Cataracts
Posted on May 20, 2021 by Schwartz Laser - Cataracts
A cataract is a clouding of the eye’s crystalline lens that blocks incoming light from properly focusing on the retina. Not all cataracts cause the same symptoms or affect the same portion of the lens. Read on as Dr. Jay Schwartz and the team at Schwartz Laser Eye Center differentiate between the three main types… Read more »
Quality of Life and Cataracts
Posted on November 30, 2020 by Schwartz Laser - Cataracts
One certainty in life is that if we live long enough, most of us will develop cataracts. Another equally certain fact is that cataracts will not improve on their own. To restore clear vision and quality of life, cataract surgery is required. Here, experienced ophthalmologist Dr. Jay Schwartz of Phoenix-area Schwartz Laser Eye Center outlines… Read more »
When Is the Right Time for Cataract Surgery?
Posted on January 25, 2020 by Schwartz Laser - Cataracts
If your ophthalmologist has told you that one or both of your eyes have cataracts, the first of many questions you have will be: When should I schedule cataract surgery? Until recently, patients were often advised to wait until a cataract was “ripe,” or mature enough to be easily removed from the surface of the… Read more »
What Is the Difference between Multifocal, Extended Depth of Focus and the New Trifocal IOLs?
Posted on September 27, 2019 by Schwartz Laser - Cataracts
Cataract surgery with Dr. Jay Schwartz of Schwartz Laser Eye Center involves removing the eye’s natural lens (which has become clouded or opaque) and replacing it with a clear artificial intraocular lens to restore great vision. If you are planning to undergo cataract surgery, you have a choice in the type of replacement lens used.… Read more »