See a Brighter Future: What You Need to Know this Cataract Awareness Month
June is Cataracts Awareness Month and the vision experts and cataract surgeons at Eye Doctors of Washington would like to share some knowledge about this common vision condition. Cataracts are the world’s leading cause of blindness, but we’ll tell you how you can decrease your risk of developing cataracts, how to recognize the symptoms of… Read More
Are There Any Side Effects to Cataract Surgery?
Cataracts can be effectively treated by replacing the compromised natural lens with an intraocular lens (IOL). IOLs not only eliminate cataracts but can also simultaneously correct refractive errors including nearsightedness, farsightedness, or astigmatism. After cataract surgery, patients can see more clearly and with an improved ability to focus on objects both near and far. Our… Read More
What Causes Cataracts?
The lens of the eye permits light to pass through to the retina, allowing us to see and focus. Consisting of mostly protein and water, the lenses can become clouded as we age due to clumping proteins called cataracts. Over time, cataracts can grow larger and significantly impair our vision. While there is no one… Read More
Do I Have Cataracts?
As cataracts develop, vision becomes cloudy, hazy, or blurry. Made up of small clumps of protein on the eye’s lens, cataracts typically become worse when not promptly treated. Even if you cannot see a cataract on the lens of your eye, your vision may still be impaired. Some of the most common cataract symptoms include:… Read More
Cataract Patient Shares Her Journey to Clear Vision
At Eye Doctors of Washington, one of our favorite aspects of providing state-of-the-art vision solutions is seeing our patients’ life-changing results. For one patient in particular, this meant new hope for seeing the world around her, thanks to the dramatic outcome following cataract surgery. For this patient, poor vision ran in her family. She started… Read More
Washington, DC Ophthalmologist Talks Cataracts on Good Morning Washington
With June being Cataract Awareness Month, Dr. Paul C. Kang of Eye Doctors of Washington was recently interviewed on the prevalent condition for “Good Morning Washington”. Washington, DC–In honor of Cataract Awareness Month, Dr. Paul C. Kang, an ophthalmologist in Washington, DC, was recently interviewed on the ABC 7 news program “Good Morning Washington” to… Read More
What Can I Expect in Laser Cataract Surgery Recovery?
A major concern for those undergoing laser cataract surgery is what the recovery period will be like following their procedure. While the healing process varies according to each person, recovery is usually quick. The advanced nature of this procedure, which utilizes the LenSx® femtosecond laser, requires less energy to remove the cataract which can reduce… Read More
The Benefits of All-Laser Cataract Surgery
At Eye Doctors of Washington, we are proud to offer the revolutionary all-laser cataract surgery, utilizing the LenSx® femtosecond laser. With this advanced technology, the removal of cataracts is a predictable, streamlined process. The computer-guided laser system allows our surgeons to have the utmost control during the procedure to offer patients excellent surgical results. Laser… Read More