Cataract Myths Number 5.

Myth: A cataract is a film that grows over the eye, and it can grow back after surgery. Fact: A Cataract is a cloudiness of the crystalline lens inside the eye. When cataracts are treated with surgery the cloudy lens is removed and replaced with an artificial lens. There are many lens options and multifocal lenses can give you spectacle independence in addition to treating the cataracts and giving you clear vision once again.

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Presbyopia is the inevitable fate of all of us.

The word 'presbyopia' means 'old eye' in Greek. Unlike many other conditions surrendering to reading glasses isn’t a question of if, but when. If you live long enough, you will need reading glasses. The good news is there are more possibilities than ever to continue functioning seamlessly despite of the loss of your natural ability to see up close.

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