Our leading surgeons helped pioneer innovations in no-stitch, no-needle cataract surgery. Since then, patients have trusted us to perform more than 150,000 cataract and laser procedures.
Now, our doctors are again on the cutting-edge of cataract surgery with the introduction of new, multi-focal lens implants. Implanted during cataract surgery, these lenses allow the majority of patients to see near, far, and in-between without glasses.
At Mid Florida Eye Center, we treat each patient’s needs individually, with the most ethical, compassionate, highest-quality care possible. We specialize in Customized Cataract Surgery. We can help you see better than you’ve seen in years!
Cataracts are not a disease or a growth, but a progressive condition that causes the eye’s natural lens to become cloudy.
The lens inside the eye that you're born with is made up primarily of water and proteins. With age, the proteins will begin to clump up and cloud a part of the lens. That process starts to form a cataract. Cataracts may be white or take on color such as yellow or brown. As cataracts become more opaque and dense, the retina receives less and less light. The light that does reach the retina becomes increasingly blurred. This causes gradual impairment of vision. If left untreated, cataracts can cause unnecessary blindness. Though, this blindness can be corrected with cataract surgery.
Common cataract symptoms include increasingly blurred vision, halos around light, glare, difficulty seeing at night, double vision, and reduced color perception. Almost everyone has at least some form of clouding in the lens of the eye over the age of 70, but diabetes, heart disease, or history of eye trauma or eye surgery may speed up the clouding process of the lens. To be certain, however, it is recommended you have a complete eye examination by an ophthalmologist or optometrist.
Cataracts do not cause pain or discomfort. Also, cataracts do not cause intermittent vision blurring. If you are experiencing these symptoms, please have an appointment scheduled with an ophthalmologist or optometrist.
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If you have more questions about Cataract & Lens Implants please contact Mid Florida Eye Center at any of our locations including The Villages, Leesburg, Mount Dora, Wildwood and Summerfield.
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