If you have been experiencing cloudy or blurred vision, difficulty seeing at night, or a decrease in color perception, it may be time to schedule a cataract consultation with your eye doctor.
During your consultation, you can expect your eye doctor to perform a thorough examination of your eyes to determine the extent of your cataracts and develop an appropriate treatment plan. Your cataract consultation will typically begin with a review of your medical history and any symptoms you have been experiencing. Your eye doctor will ask about any medications you are taking and any existing medical conditions that may impact your vision. They may also ask about your lifestyle and any activities that may be affected by your cataracts.
During the physical examination, your eye doctor will use specialized equipment to examine the structures of your eyes, including the lens. They may also perform special tests to evaluate your visual acuity and determine the extent of your cataracts. These tests may include visual field testing, slit-lamp examination, and measurement of intraocular pressure. In addition to these tests, your eye doctor may also perform special testing to determine the best course of treatment for your cataracts. This may include measurements of the corneal thickness and curvature, as well as measurements of the length of your eye.
With this information, your doctor can determine the appropriate type of lens implant to use during cataract surgery. Overall, your cataract consultation is an important step in maintaining healthy vision and preventing further vision loss. By working with your eye doctor to develop a personalized treatment plan, you can enjoy improved vision and a better quality of life. So if you are experiencing symptoms of cataracts, don’t hesitate to schedule a consultation with your eye doctor today.
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At Thomas Eye, it is our mission to improve the quality of people’s lives by compassionately providing a lifetime of outstanding eye care. Our cataract patients often have questions about general prevention and treatment, recovery time, IOL options and more. Our Cataract Premium Experience Team is here to answer your questions. Your vision matters to us. Contact our Cataract Premium Experience Team at 678.892.2020 x3937.