Category Archives: Cataract Surgery

What is the Average Cost of Cataract Surgery?

According to a large survey of U.S. cataract and refractive surgeon, the average cost for a cataract surgery involving a refractive lens replacement with a standard monofocal implant was $3,599 per eye in 2017. In the case of toric IOLs for correcting astigmatism, the average cost in 2017 was $4,969 and the average cost for […]

Limbal Relaxing Incision Dallas

A large number of people suffer from astigmatism, a common vision condition that results in blurred vision. If your distance has always been blurry without glasses and you are looking for a cost smart way to correct your astigmatism, the Limbal Relaxing Incision may be right for you. While most people have a spherical cornea, […]

Is Cataract Surgery Painful

Cataract Surgery and Pain One of the most common reasons individuals suffering from cataracts prolongs their decision to get surgery is that they are concerned it might be painful. Your eyes are a highly sensitive region of your body, so it is natural to feel anxious about a surgical instrument or laser entering your eyes. […]

How Much Does Cataract Surgery Cost

If you have cataracts, the first thing you’ll want to know is how much it costs to get a cataract removed. Compared to most surgical procedures that require a stay in a hospital, cataract surgery is relatively more affordable. In fact, studies show that the cost of cataract surgery has been reducing in recent years. […]

How Long Does it Take to Recover from Cataract Surgery

Cataract surgery has a high success rate and you should be able to return to normal, everyday activities, such as driving. However, while some patients are able to see clearly after their cataract surgery, others may take a few days to restore full vision. Occasionally, it may take an entire month for a patient’s vision […]

How Long Does Cataract Surgery Last

Cataract surgery is a relatively short and straightforward outpatient procedure where the patient can leave the hospital on the same day of the operation. The procedure is designed to treat cataracts where changes in the natural lens of the eye resulting in blurry or cloudy vision. Your natural lens is a crystalline structure that resides […]

Everything You Need to Know About Cataract Surgery

Cataract surgery is a procedure to remove the lens of your eyes when it becomes cloudy. In most cases, the cloudy lens is replaced with a clear artificial lens, called an intraocular lens (IOL). Your natural eye lens is designed to refract light rays that enter the eye, helping you see. In order to see […]

Does Medicare Pay for Cataract Surgery

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Cataract surgery is generally considered as medically necessary. Therefore, costs for standard cataract surgery will be covered by Medicare if you are eligible. However, your vision will have to be significantly affected by a doctor to recommend cataract surgery as a medical necessity. Medicare typically covers the cost for a standard cataract surgery that uses […]

Can Cataracts Grow Back?

During cataract surgery, the natural lens in the eye is replaced with a clear intraocular lens designed to improve the patient’s vision. Once the natural lens with the cataract is removed, the cataract cannot grow back. However, it is possible for blurred vision to develop following cataract surgery. While symptoms may resemble that of a […]

Are You Awake During Cataract Surgery

Yes, patients are usually awake during cataract surgery as this removes the risks associated with general anesthesia. General anesthesia involves putting the patient to sleep. When a patient is kept awake, it allows the cataract surgeon to communicate with the patient throughout the entire procedure. Many people are afraid of the idea of being awake […]

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