Cataract Surgery in Cityplace

Cataract Surgery in Cityplace

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Don’t Let Cataracts Cloud Your Vision

Over 50% of people aged 65 and older have a cataract in one or both eyes. As the cataract progresses, vision deteriorates, leading to a decreased quality of life. Fortunately, cataract surgery can easily treat this condition.

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What Are Cataracts?

Cataracts are cloudy patches that develop on the lens of your eye. Cataracts can cause blurred or double vision, may increase light sensitivity and interfere with driving, especially at night. Without cataract surgery, millions of people around the world would be unable to see clearly.

The most common symptoms include:
  • Blurred or double vision
  • Trouble seeing at night
  • Sensitivity to glare
  • Colored halos around lights
  • Colors appearing more faded
  • Requiring brighter light for reading

When to Get Cataract Surgery

As we evaluate your eye health and vision, we'll carefully examine your lens for signs of cataract formation. If a cataract is detected and the clouding is causing visual disruption, our optometrist will refer you to a trusted surgeon for cataract surgery. Optique will be there for you, providing pre and post cataract surgery care.

As the condition begins to seriously impair your vision and adversely affects your daily life, impacting your ability to read, drive, watch TV or recognize faces, you should seriously consider surgery.

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Benefits of Cataract Surgery

  • High success rate

    Cataract surgery, one of the world’s most commonly performed surgeries, has a 95% success rate.

  • Quick and convenient

    This procedure can take just 30 to 45 minutes in an outpatient setting or hospital.

  • Prevents other eye problems

    Removing cataracts can reduce the risk of eye inflammation and pressure inside the eye–a leading cause of glaucoma.

  • Rapid recovery time

    Patients start seeing more clearly within a few days. Colors may seem brighter thanks to the new, clear lens.


How to Prepare for Cataract Surgery

  • Apply antibiotic or anti-inflammatory eyedrops a few days before surgery if instructed to by your eye doctor
  • Arrange for a ride after the surgery, since you won’t be able to drive
  • Wash your face in the morning of the procedure and don’t wear eye makeup, strong perfumes or aftershave

What Happens During Cataract Surgery

Cataract surgery removes your natural cloudy lens and replaces it with an artificial intraocular lens (IOL) to improve and restore vision. This common and very safe procedure is performed by an eye doctor (ophthalmologist) on an outpatient basis.

  • The eye surgeon (ophthalmologist) will perform cataract surgery on one eye at a time. That means that you will come in for another surgery on the second eye. The procedure is brief and typically takes 30 to 45 minutes to complete.
  • The eye doctor will place drops into your eyes to numb them and dilate your pupils. Though you’ll be conscious during the procedure, you may be offered a sedative to help you remain calm. The eye surgeon will then remove your natural lens and replace it with the IOL. You should feel no pain or discomfort thanks to the anesthetic.
What Happens During Cataract Surgery

Cataract Surgery After-Care

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After surgery, you may feel a bit drowsy as an after-effect of the sedative. Your eye doctor will prescribe eye drops to prevent infection, inflammation and to reduce pressure within your eye. The surgeon may recommend that you wear an eye patch for a few days after your surgery and the protective shield when you sleep during the recovery period. Make sure to avoid rubbing your eyes or touching them unless necessary.

A day after cataract surgery, we'll provide a post-operative eye exam to make sure that all is well. Your Cityplace optometrist will further perform a series of follow-up exams in the weeks and months to come. If determined that you require corrective lenses following your cataract surgery, we'll make sure you get the proper prescription.


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Cataract Surgery Management FAQs

What are side effects of cataract surgery?

While side effects are rare, there are some issues that people commonly encounter in the days after surgery, as the eyes heal.

  • Dry eye
  • Feeling that something is in the eye
  • Blurry vision
  • Light sensitivity

If any of these side effects do not subside within a week or two, please contact Optique.

Can I delay cataract surgery

You can delay cataract surgery, but keep in mind that your vision will likely worsen the longer you put off the procedure.

When is cataract surgery not recommended?

Cataract patients who also have age-related macular degeneration or retinal detachment may not respond well to cataract surgery and the new lens may not correct vision.

Can cataract surgery give me 20/20 vision?

If you had great vision before developing cataracts, it’s likely that cataract surgery will restore your sight. Moreover, the IOL inserted into your eye can be designed to correct refractive errors, providing you with clear vision.

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- May. 29, 2024
DIVA DIVA DIVA. First-Class Customer Care and knows her frames and everything else. I am super impr... essed and will continuing going to Optique based on her ability rot multi-task, have taste and style, cares about herself and the customers and Super Intelligent. Well-done DIVA.
- Mar. 21, 2024
The Entire Staff is very Professional ! Great Location !
- Mar. 14, 2024
Still come back here after moving farther away. Service is great.
- Mar. 12, 2024
Got an appointment within a day or two of looking to book. Friendly and efficient customer service. ... Clean facilities and good selection of frames across different budget levels.
- Mar. 11, 2024
STAFF VERY POLITE DR. TYLER,AND DR.EMILY WANG VERY PROFECIONAL
- Feb. 27, 2024
Great eye doctor!
- Feb. 09, 2024
Great Dr and staff! Post exam there is a great selection of glasses. Highly recommend
- Feb. 08, 2024
Great Service and very nice people.
- Jan. 27, 2024
The whole staff is very friendly with great service
- Jan. 24, 2024
Staff is nice no issues, quick checkup no complaints. Recommend to anyone who is busy and wants to g... et in and out fast.
- Dec. 25, 2023
Friendly and helpful staff. Nice selection of eyewear.
- Dec. 21, 2023
The entire staff was professional, and extremely friendly. I loved Dr. Wang. She is phenomenal! Grea... t experience overall, highly recommend checking this place out for your eye exam and eyeglass, contact needs.
- Dec. 20, 2023
I looked up a provider that was on my insurance plan and found Optique. From the initial call all th... e way through the eye exam and picking up my new glasses the team was absolutely fantastic.
- Nov. 09, 2023
The no dilate method makes your appointment fast and easy. The first time I went for an appointment ... years back they discovered the curvature of my contact was slightly off. This fix made it so I can not tell I have them in, except for the improvement to sight of course.
- Oct. 20, 2023
Wonderful optometry experience here! I’ve been a patient of Dr. Zellers for years and have had exc... ellent service the entire time. Scheduling is easy and flexible, staff is friendly, I’m rarely seen late, and it’s a quick, seamless visit every time.
- Oct. 07, 2023
I came in today for the first time to have an eye exam and I was really impressed with the cleanline... ss of the facility, the selection of eyeglasses, the quality of service provided, and the level of professionalism from the team. Making the appointment online was seamless and they were able to move my appointment to an earlier time even though I called in on the day of, which is greatly appreciated. The Dr. was thorough in all that he did and his explanations regarding my exam. Nick also did an amazing job assisting me with finding the perfect pair of eyeglasses within my budget. He was also very thorough and transparent when addressing my questions and concerns regarding pricing / insurance coverage. Typically I feel like just another customer, but Optique had a very welcoming feel— I would highly recommend coming to this location for your needs!
- Sep. 22, 2023
A very professional group and most importantly very friendly and helpful. A great group of people an... d I highly recommend them.
- Aug. 13, 2023
I’ve been visiting Optique for about 7 years now and the experience has always been amazing. From ... the staff to Doc Zellers, every is always on point and super knowledgeable.
- Aug. 10, 2023
Great customer service. Warm and professional.
- Jul. 15, 2023
Everyone was so welcoming & knowledgeable.

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  • Monday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Tuesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Wednesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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