The eye’s lens is composed mainly of water and proteins. As you will
learn in this video, these proteins may begin to clump together and cloud
the lens as you age, resulting in the development of a cataract.
Cataract surgery removes the faulty lens from the eye and inserts a new
artificial lens. Before your surgery, your pupil will be dilated with
drops, and your eye area will be cleansed. You will have a local anesthetic
injected, and may be offered a sedative to help you relax. The entire
surgery lasts less than one hour.
suffer from cataracts, this minor surgery can help you see clearly again. Whatever your vision
ailment might be, contact the NYC Vista Laser Vision office of Dr. Mark
Hornfeld at (212) 580-8881 today to find out what your treatment options are.