Your eyes are among the most fragile organs you possess. As such, it becomes important to take extra special care of them. One major eye defect that should be guarded against is the formation of cataracts. Let’s take a closer look at this particular medical condition and see how you can prevent it from destroying your vision.
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Cataracts are the leading cause of vision loss for people in their 40s and older, but sometimes cataracts can develop in children or even from birth. Cataracts are cloudy spots on the lens inside the eye. This lens is normally clear, so when it is clouded, it affects vision.
In 2007 Air Force officials changed the policy to allow people applying for aviation and aviation-related jobs to have had LASIK vision correction. Due to stresses placed on the eyes during flight combined with the active lifestyle of military members, the recommended refractive surgeries are wavefront-guided PRK, or wavefront-guided Bladeless LASIK (iLASIK). If U.S. Navel Fighter Pilots can have iLASIK…this should give you a feeling of comfort and safety like never before! Thumbs up for Blade Free iLASIK!
The old stigma of being diagnosed with cataracts has been transformed through technology into some pretty exciting choices! Intraocular Lenses (IOLs) are lens implants that are placed in the eye after the eye’s natural crystalline lens is removed because of a cataract. At Eye Center of Texas, we offer several IOL options to meet your overall vision goals and lifestyle after cataract surgery: Monofocal (traditional) IOLs provide a single focal point designed to provide clear distance vision. This means you will be able to see objects far away and will most likely need glasses for reading and any type of…