If your vision has become blurred, or you have trouble driving at night, you may be developing cataracts. Cataracts New Milford are a very common eye problem in patients over 60, or just about any age, and can be easily detected during a comprehensive eye exam at Riverdell Family Vision Care; our two top-notch optometrists are Dr. Bruce Meyer and Dr. Hamsa Azar.
Whenever you are experiencing any type of vision change it is important that you come in to see our optometrists for a comprehensive vision exam. There are some eye problems which need to be treated immediately in order to prevent permanent vision loss. If you have cataracts New Milford they can be easily diagnosed during a comprehensive eye exam. If left untreated, cataracts will most likely go on to cause blindness. However, it is impossible to diagnose how rapidly the cataract, or cataracts will progress. When a patient has a cataract it refers to a clouding of the natural lens of the eye. Luckily, cataracts can be easily corrected with laser surgery which is performed on an outpatient basis. This surgery is extremely safe and effective, and is very commonly performed today in the United States. Many people choose to continue to put off surgery until it is definitely needed. Our eye doctor will be able to let you know whether or not your vision can be restored with a new eyeglass prescription. Many times, when patients first develop cataracts they can receive several different lens changes until they need to have cataract surgery. Our eye doctor can monitor your condition and let you know when your eyes have reached the point when cataract surgery is necessary. At that time, our optometrist can refer you to an ophthalmologist who specializes in this type of eye surgery.
For an appointment to visit our therapeutic optometrist to see if you indeed have cataracts New Milford, contact us today.