Cataract Surgery: What to Expect During Recovery

By Eye Institute of Houston
February 15, 2019

Millions of people are diagnosed with cataracts. Fortunately, most have time to understand their condition and make confident decisions about the timing of cataract removal surgery. Also, fortunately, patients who undergo cataract removal can expect to regain clear sight. Our patients tend to understand the value of cataract removal surgery. What they usually have questions ... read more

Assessing your Timing for Cataract Removal

By Eye Institute of Houston
September 15, 2016

Cataracts, or clouded, thickened lenses in the eye, affect upwards of 70% of adults. Historically, cataracts have been somewhat perceived as an "old age" condition, something that we really needn't worry about because by the time vision is affected, we may not really care. At the Eye Institute of Houston, we believe that all people ... read more

Why you Should Stop Smoking Before Cataract Surgery

By Eye Institute of Houston
March 15, 2016

The American Association of Ophthalmology estimates that cataracts are present in as many as 22 million adults over 40. Typically, cataracts are considered a problem for the elderly. In fact, statistics do show that more than fifty-percent of adults over the age of 80 have cataracts in one or both eyes. Men and women in ... read more

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