Cataracts are the leading cause of visual loss in adults ages 55 and older and the leading cause of blindness worldwide. Contrary to popular belief, cataracts are not a film that develops over your eyes but rather cataracts are the clouding and thickening of the intraocular lens inside the eye.
Development of cataracts causes both increase glare at night time and blurry vision. Different stages of cataracts can be detected with your comprehensive vision exam. Dr. Bao will monitor your cataracts annually and advise you of your option for treatment when you are ready to seek surgical intervention. Not all cataracts require surgical intervention however if your cataracts are ready for surgical intervention, rest assured that Dr. Bao will refer you to our affiliated expert surgeons that use the most up to date and advance surgical technology available.
To find out more information about cataracts and cataract surgery, please visit reclaimyourvision.com.