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During cataract surgery, your eye doctor will remove the cloudy lens in your eye and supplant it with an artificial, clear lens. It's a safe and very common procedure. But like any surgical procedure, there are risks associated with it. To get the best visual outcome possible, you must have the best post-operative care.
Most people have heard of glaucoma. It may not be the most common eye condition among U.S. adults, affecting around just 3 million. However, it does have the ability to cause permanent vision loss, meaning that it’s important for people to know what it is and how they can prevent it.
Most people take tears for granted. However, when they stop doing their job, you will start to understand just how important they are. Besides lubricating your eyes, tears flush away debris, deliver oxygen to the cornea and promote healing. Tears also maintain visual clarity and keep your eyes comfortable.
You’ve heard how diabetes causes eye complications like blurry vision, or worse, blindness. People who suffer from this chronic condition do have an increased risk of developing eye problems. This group of eye complications that can affect diabetic patients is known as diabetic eye diseases. Here’s how these eye problems are diagnosed and treated: