About Cataract Surgery

Cataract surgery is one of the most popular and successful procedures performed in the United States today and many patients report better vision than they had before cataract.

Cataract Surgery Maryland

In the past , there has been much advancement in cataract surgery and patients are able to recover and improve their vision even faster than ever before. In surgery, a tiny incision is made on the eye, allowing a microscopic laser to pulverize and break up the cataract for an easy removal. Once it is is removed; an intraocular lens is inserted into the incision and provides the eye with a new lens that can help correct certain vision problems depending on your visual needs. There are many types of intraocular lenses and to learn more about your lens options after cataract surgery.

The incision heals rapidly and with very little to no irritation, and eye drops are used for about a month to keep the eye from getting infection. After a week patient can return to normal activities but may be asked to refrain from swimming or other water activity for two weeks.

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