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Category: Cataracts

Are You a Good Candidate for the PanOptix Trifocal Lens?

The quality of your eyesight after cataract surgery depends on three factors. The factors are how well you prepare and recover, the skill of your surgeon, and which IOL you choose. You can assess and learn about all three of these factors during your cataract screening. During this screening, your eye doctor will discuss the… Read More


What Are Premium IOLs and Why Should You Consider Them?

Cataracts grow in the lenses of your eyes as you get older, clouding your vision and causing vision loss. The only way to deal with them is by replacing your lenses through cataract surgery. Cataract surgery is a fast and effective procedure that restores your eyesight even if cataracts have taken it. One of the… Read More


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Why Are Premium IOLs Worth It During Cataract Surgery?

The result of cataract surgery is you no longer have cataracts, and you have clear vision again. But how does it work? Why does cataract surgery fix your eyesight after cataracts have begun to take it away? Keep reading to learn more about cataract surgery and why you should consider premium IOLs when you get… Read More


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What Happens When You Have Cataracts?

Cataracts are one of, if not the most common eye-related conditions you can have. Chances are, you’ll get them at some point in your life. Some people get them earlier in life than others, and some people who have them don’t need immediate treatment. But what do you do when you get cataracts? When will… Read More


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What Sets The Vivity Lens Apart From Other Lenses?

Have concerns that you may have cataracts and will need cataract surgery sooner than later? Cataract surgery is the only way to see clearly again if you have cataracts. After cataract surgery, you’ll be able to see with clarity again. This is done by replacing the natural lens of your eye. With cataracts, this becomes… Read More


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Stop Struggling To Complete Everyday Tasks By Choosing The Vivity IOL

There are many frustrating things that come along with aging. Sagging skin, difficulty hearing, and you may even find it harder to complete some of your favorite tasks! For one of these things, there is a solution, and that’s if you find it difficult to complete tasks because you can’t see with cataracts. There are… Read More


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Could I Have A Cataract And Not Know It?

Is your vision blurry or distorted? Are you seeing this in double but only in one eye? These are some of the signs of having a cataract. It may sound young, but you can start developing cataracts when you’re in your forties or fifties. And you may not even be aware that you have one… Read More


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Is The Vivity Lens Right For Me?

Do you have cataracts? Are you struggling to choose the right intraocular lens to have implanted during cataract surgery?  Westlake Eye Specialists is excited to announce we are now offering the Alcon AcrySof IQ Vivity lens for our cataract patients. We are one of 30 practices in the country to offer this lens. Keep reading… Read More


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Are You Prepared For Cataract Surgery?

Aging is the most common cause of cataracts. If you are getting older, you may already have cataracts and not know it. Cataracts can make your vision less clear and cloudy. If your quality of life has begun to suffer, it might be time to get cataract surgery. Before any surgery, it makes sense to… Read More


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3 Tips For Choosing An IOL Cost-Effectively

Choosing an IOL is sometimes easier said than done. After all, it is something that will affect the way you see for the rest of your life. For that reason, you need to be careful and choose the right one. But as much as you may want to buy the best IOL, money does factor… Read More