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Cataracts

3 Benefits of Cataract Surgery for Early Cataracts

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Your eye has a clear, natural lens which is crucial to vision. Over time, age and other factors can lead to your eye’s lens becoming cloudy. This cloudiness is known as cataracts. Cataracts can cause a number of issues, including blurred vision. Bay Area early cataract surgeon Mark Mandel, MD, recommends laser cataract surgery for patients suffering from blurry vision due to cataracts. Here, he discusses the three benefits of cataract surgery for early cataracts.

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What Is Life Like With Cataracts?

Patients who delay cataract surgery often find the world is a dull and hazy place. Images blur, colors fade and vision slowly dims. These effects have real consequences for the quality of life, and even the safety, of individuals whose cataracts have become advanced. Here, Bay Area ophthalmologist Mark Mandel, MD reviews some of the challenges presented by this limiting condition.

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Could Cataract Surgery Improve Brain Health?

If you are considering cataract surgery, you are likely aware of the positive effects the surgical procedure can have on your everyday life. By restoring clear vision and sharp focus, cataract surgery can make everyday activities like reading text messages easier, computer work more comfortable and driving safer. Now a recent study has found that cataract surgery may improve mental function.

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