Archive | Cataracts

A cataract is a clouding of the normally clear lens of your eye. For people who have cataracts, seeing through cloudy lenses is a bit like looking through a frosty or fogged-up window.

Femtosecond Laser Assisted Cataract Surgery

 Recently Dr. Khemsara was interviewed about the Femtosecond laser eye surgery for cataract removal. This new laser option decreases healing time and offers a more precise incision. To learn more about the advantages of this new procedure now offered in Winston-Salem, NC watch the video and contact us for more information and set up your […]

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Introducing Laser Assisted Cataract Surgery

Before you can decide whether  to have laser assisted cataract surgery, or “blade  free” cataract surgery, you must first understand a little about cataracts and cataract surgery in general. UNDERSTANDING CATARACTS In the normal  eye, light passes through a clear lens before it reaches the retina.  The lens focuses light on the retina.   In an eye with […]

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IOLs and Cataract Surgery

Around 70% of Americans over the age of 75 have cataracts. A cataract is a cloudy area in your eye’s natural lens that prevents light from passing freely to your retina. Cataracts grow more opaque over time, and are therefore the leading cause of blindness among senior citizens. Thankfully, modern cataract surgery is more efficient […]

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What To Expect From Cataract Surgery

Cataracts affect numerous patients from Salem and the surrounding areas. A serious condition that often affects older people, cataracts are a clouding of the natural lens inside your eye. Fortunately, Dr. Vic Khemsara can treat your cataracts using an intraocular lens, or IOL. Dr. Khemsara will insert the IOL during cataract surgery, thus giving you […]

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Cataracts and Glaucoma

Many patients in Greensboro and the surrounding areas understand that aging takes its toll on the senses. This is especially true of your eyes, which are particularly vulnerable to the aging process. Fortunately, a skilled eye doctor like Vic Khemsara can help make sure that your eyes stay as healthy as possible as you age. […]

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Greensboro Laser Cataract Surgery

The only cure for cataracts is the removal and replacement of your cloudy lens. Traditionally, a hand held blade has been used to make the incision in your cornea through which your natural lens can be removed and your artificial lens inserted. This technique relies heavily on the skill of your eye surgeon. Greensboro cataract […]

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Crystalens®

Crystalens® is an exciting option that can be used to replace a natural lens clouded by cataracts. A type of intraocular lens (IOL), Crystalens is unique in its ability to correct cataracts and presbyopia, an age-related vision disorder that can make close-up work blurry and more difficult to perform. Crystalens is the only FDA approved […]

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Symptoms of Cataracts

The leading cause of preventable blindness worldwide, cataracts are a clouding of the natural lens of your eye that eventually prohibit light from reaching your retina. An age-related disorder that may be unavoidable, risk factors such as smoking, diabetes, high blood pressure, or obesity can greatly increase your chances for developing cataracts.  During your regularly […]

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