Co-management of Cataract Surgery in Vaughan and Scarborough, ON
Cataract, or cloudiness of our natural intra-ocular lens reducing our vision, can develop due to injury, general health disease, or the natural aging process. Fortunately, this condition can be easily treated today with cataract surgery to restore our eyesight. Thus, cataract surgery in Vaughan and Scarborough is one of the most common procedures completed alongside LASIK and PRK.
Generally cataract surgery, the following steps occur:
- The cloudy lens is broken up or fragmented either by ultrasound vibrations or a specialized laser
- The lens fragments are removed from the eye
- An artificial clear lens made of unique biocompatible plastics is inserted, replacing the cataract.
With continued advancement in medical technology, cataract surgery has become straight-forward, fast and lifestyle enhancing.
From basic intraocular lens implants to premium lens designs that can correct astigmatism and presbyopia (a condition that requires the use of reading glasses), Dr. Allyson Tang and her team can help prepare you to make an informed choice with your cataract surgeon near you. Once you have completed the surgery, Dr. Tang’s offices will continue to see you for the post-operative follow-up appointments.
Keep in mind that upgraded cataract surgery in Vaughan and Scarborough is one form of refractive eye surgery to restore vision. There are also the following treatment choices to meet our ever-increasing visual demands.
Patients no longer need to wait for a cataract to become mature or very advanced for treatments to improve their eyesight. Find out today whether you may benefit from refractive surgery and which procedure is recommended for you.