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Cataracts

Primary Symptoms of Cataracts

I have blurry vision far and near even with recently prescribed glasses on. (This may mean you have Cataracts.)

Cataract is a condition that may explain why you have blurry vision far and near even when you are wearing a pair of recently prescribed eyeglasses. With Cataracts, there is a clouding of the normal internal lens of the eye and are more common after the age of 60.

Please click on the Cataracts Description video below to see a simulation of vision through an eye with a cataract. For the last 4 years, Laser assisted cataract surgery is available for selected patients at additional fees. The femtosecond laser can now perform some of the key steps in the ultrasonic small incision phacoemulisfication procecure as is illustrated in the video below. It is important for patients to understand that even with the use of the laser, this is still real surgery with the same risks as conventional cataract surgery. Specialty surgery center in Beverly Hills was the first center in Los Angeles to obtain a femtosecond laser for cataract sugery and one of the few centers to  have 2 of these lassers. the Alcon LenSx and the Abbott AMO Catalys.