Learn more about South Texas Eye Institute in Texas MD’s featured article of Dr. Cataracts develop in stages, but do not necessarily progress at the same rate.
With advanced lenses, you can enjoy glasses free vision about 80-90% of the time.
No lens is as perfect as your natural lens, and they all have pros and cons.
These lenses split light to provide clearer vision at different distances.
Multifocal IOLs provide an improved range of vision for near, intermediate and distance vision.
A cataract is a clouding on your eye’s natural lens.
Degenerative changes in your eye’s structure cause lens proteins to precipitate and clump within the lens of your eye, producing opacities, and clouding vision.
Some cataracts may quickly develop over a few months, while others may take years to mature.
In some cases, cataracts never grow out of the early stages and present little or no vision problems.
We will be able to guide you in choosing your best lens.