Secondary Cataract Risks

A cataract is a condition where the clear lens inside the eye that becomes cloudy and will cause poor vision commonly found in people older in age. With the technology available today, laser eye surgeons can restore a person’s vision by removing the cloudy lens and replace with an artificial lens implant through cataract surgery. After receiving this type of procedure, some people may have a side effect that will cause the return of cataract symptoms. This secondary cataract issue can affect about a third of people who have the cataract surgery is done which is why it is important to follow up with your doctor after surgery post-op. In this article, you can read more about what secondary cataracts consist of, how they develop, what symptoms to look out for, and how this cataract issue can be resolved. Having cataracts does not need to be life-paralyzing; if you or someone you know is being affected by cataracts, we at Rohr Eye and Laser Center are happy to schedule a consult and go over the options that are available.

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