If you’ve been suffering from blurry, clouded eyesight, or dull vision, you may have cataracts. If you want to gain back the sight you’ve lost, reach out to Eye Care Physicians & Surgeons PC, located in Woodstock and Winchester, Virginia. Led by ophthalmologist Alla Hynes, MD, they are experts in eye care and vision recovery. To learn more, book an appointment online or over the phone today.
A cataract is an eye condition that causes the eye lens to cloud. The lens, made up primarily of protein and water, helps focus images and light on your retina. Sometimes, the proteins in the lens clump together causing cataracts which can lead to blurry vision.
Lifestyle choices, circumstances, and conditions may cause or increase your risk for developing cataracts. Examples include:
In rare cases, you may have been born with cataracts, or they might have developed when you were a child.
You may be suffering with cataracts if you notice any of the following symptoms in one or both of your eyes:
Dr. Hynes and Dr. Seager can treat your cataracts in a number of ways depending on how large or advanced your cataracts are and may recommend:
Cataract surgery is one of the safest, most effective, and most commonly performed surgeries in the United States. Any surgery carries some risks, such as bleeding and infection. To reduce the risk of complications after cataract surgery, we recommend:
Don’t let cataracts darken your world. If you’re ready to take charge of your vision, reach out to Dr. Hynes and her team at Eye Care Physicians & Surgeons PC. To schedule a consultation, call the office or use the online booking tool today.