Have you noticed a change in your vision or have vision that has become blurry with colors that look faded? If you answered yes, you may have cataracts. Cataracts are common in individuals over the age of 50. Thankfully, cataract surgery can restore your vision.
Good Candidates for Cataract Surgery
Good candidates for cataract surgery include individuals who have been told via a routine eye examination that they have cataracts and are experiencing significant vision loss due to the clouding of the lens of the eye. Most people do not start developing cataracts until after the age of 50, but cataracts can develop at any age.
If your vision is not significantly impaired, it may be a good idea to wait for cataract removal surgery. However, when corrective lenses no longer offer the desired amount of vision correction, our optometrists typically recommends surgery to remove the cloudy lens and replace it with an artificial lens.
While we do not perform surgery at Forest Creek Eye Center, we have a close working relationship with some of the best ophthalmology surgeons in the Round Rock and Austin area. We are more than happy to refer you to one of our partner practices for surgery, but we are able to offer your pre- and post-operative care here at our office for your convenience.