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Millions of people develop cataracts as part of the natural aging process. A cataract is a cloudy, dense area in the lens of your eye. It starts developing when proteins in the eye form clumps, preventing the lens from sending clear images to your retina.
Signs and Symptoms of cataracts include:
Cataracts commonly develop during the aging process or when an injury changes the tissues in the eye’s lens. As the proteins and fibers break down, they cause vision to become cloudy, hazy, or blurry. Cataracts can sometimes be caused by surgeries, other eye conditions, steroid use, and medical conditions.
The types of cataracts include nuclear, cortical, posterior subcapsular, and congenital cataracts. You are born with congenital cataracts, often caused by trauma or associated with an intrauterine infection. The different types of cataracts affect various areas of the eyes, including:
Risk factors of cataracts include:
Your surgeons at Denver Eye Surgeons have performed thousands of cataract surgeries. We have been Denver’s leading center for over 40 years. We feel excited to serve our community in such a positive manner. The cataract surgeons at Denver Eye Surgeons are not only specialists in their field but also use the most up to date techniques practiced in modern-day cataract surgery.
Denver Eye Surgeons strives to make your eye care and surgical experience as comfortable as possible. That’s why we offer you a lot of choices in the way you pay for eye care and surgery services. Our office staff can work with you to select a payment option that best fits your finances. Please call for a Cataracts consultation at 303.273.8761 to begin your process.
Do you think you might be in the early stages of developing cataracts? Contact one of our Denver cataract surgery specialists today to start your consultation process.