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WHAT ARE CATARACTS

1 in 6 Americans have Cataracts by 40

Cataracts are one of the leading causes of visual impairments, occurring in most people over the age of 70, though 1 in 6 people in the US have some stage or form of cataracts by 40.

A cataract is a cloudiness of the lens inside your eye. It develops as a normal part of the aging process, usually beginning in your fifties and slowly progresses with time.

Most commonly, cataracts cause overall blurriness that persists throughout the day. Glare, halos, and even one-eyed double vision can also be associated symptoms. Patients with cataracts may notice that colors appear more dull or that they need more light to read.

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Advanced Laser Cataract Surgery

All-laser LASIK is the safest, most precise method available for creating the corneal flap, which is the first step in the laser vision correction process. To do this, we use the highly advanced combination of the Advanced WaveLight EX500 excimer laser and the WaveLight FS200 (femtosecond laser).

The procedure is painless, blade-free and only takes about 15 minutes for both eyes.

Most people can resume normal activities the day after their LASIK procedure.

WHAT ARE MY OPTIONS?

San Francisco

711 Van Ness Ave #320,
San Francisco, CA 94102
Location & Map 1-800-527-3745 1-415-346-5500

Santa Rosa

Santa Rosa Business Location
3540 Mendocino Ave. #200,
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Location & Map 1-800-527-3745 1-707-522-6200

Mountain View

Laservue LASIK Center in Mountain View
1174 Castro St., #112,
Mountain View, CA 94040
Location & Map 1-800-527-3745 1-650-966-0900

Call 1-800-LASER-45 or Schedule a Consultation