A Cataract occurs when the clear lens in the eye becomes cloudy over time. Patients may notice symptoms of blurry or decreased vision, glare and halos. Usually vision loss from cataracts occur slowly over time.
Cataract surgery is now performed on an outpatient basis and usually takes a few minutes. Recovery is very fast and patients can return to their activities the day after surgery.
The surgeons at Washington Eye Institute have full expertise in cataract surgery and perform thousands every year. Additionally the surgeons at the Institute teach other surgeons the techniques of cataract surgery. Their expertise is your advantage and help to ensure that their patients get the highest care.