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Is Cataract Surgery Permanent? Insights from Las Vegas Ophthalmologist

Cataracts are a progressive condition that affects your eye lens. Many encounter cataracts as they age. Behind the colored part of your eye, known as the iris, is where the pathology is located. Cataracts are caused by the breakdown of proteins in the eye. The lens processes light and distinguishes images for the brain to … Continued

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Getting LASIK After Cataract Surgery: A Las Vegas Patient Guide

If you’re one of 14 million people in the U.S. who don’t have perfect vision, you may have thought about getting corrective surgery. But what if you’re also one of the 24.4 million who have cataracts?  Cataracts affect more than 20 million Americans over the age of 40. That number is only expected to grow … Continued

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Cataract Causes (& When To Consider Surgery): A Las Vegas Guide

Did you know your eyes work the same way as a camera? They capture light and send the images to get “developed” in your brain. Your eyes have more than two million parts that work together to bring you vision. This includes over 1 million nerve fibers that transmit information from your eyes to your … Continued

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Cataract Surgery Benefits Worth Knowing

As you age, you start noticing many changes in your body. One may be your vision. If your vision seems cloudy and is impairing your ability to see, you may consider the chance that you may have cataracts that are damaging your eye lenses. As you age, eye lenses that are usually clear may become … Continued

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Las Vegas Cataract Surgery Safety: A Patient Guide

If your vision is cloudy and you’re finding it hard to see, you may have a cataract causing damage to the eye lens. Your doctor may recommend correcting the problem by replacing the damaged lens with an artificial one to recover clear vision. The eye lens is usually clear but can become cloudy with age. … Continued

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Understanding Cataract Surgery: Las Vegas Resident’s Guide

If you’ve noticed your vision becoming cloudy, it might be time to start thinking about cataract surgery.  ‌‌Cataracts are a normal part of aging. Over many years, the lenses of your eyes might become less transparent and often thicker. According to the National Institute of Health, cataracts affect 5% of people aged 50 to 54, … Continued

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A Complete Guide for Getting Cataract Surgery in Las Vegas

Cataracts are a condition in which the lens of your eye becomes cloudy. As a result, it can often feel like you’re looking through a foggy window. It’s more challenging to read, drive, and perform everyday tasks.  Generally, cataracts develop slowly. This causes vision to worsen over time, and it becomes more difficult to see. … Continued

Eye Problems when Aging

Most Common Eye Problems for Aging Adults

Approximately one in three Americans experience eye problems by the age of 65. Visual impairment interferes with everyday tasks, but research shows that it can also put individuals at a higher risk of: Depression Cognitive decline Chronic disease Lower life expectancy The most common eye problems are very treatable if detected early, limiting or preventing … Continued

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Cataracts vs. Glaucoma

Glaucoma and cataracts are two of the most common eye disorders among adults. While these conditions occur as a natural part of the aging process, both can lead to vision loss and compromised eye health if they’re left untreated.  Aside from age, the factors that cause glaucoma and cataracts vary — as do the ways … Continued

Dropless Cataract Surgery in Las Vegas at Brimhall Eye

What You Need to Know About Dropless Cataract Surgery

Trying to decide between Dropless and traditional cataract surgery? The options can be overwhelming! We broke down what Dropless actually means, the benefits of the surgery, and potential drawbacks. What is Dropless Cataract Surgery? Dropless cataract surgery is a new development in cataract surgery. It essentially eliminates the need for the patient to use eye … Continued