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Cataract Surgery and Glaucoma

Are cataracts and glaucoma related? Cataracts and glaucoma are separate diseases.  Both affect vision, but in different ways.  Cataracts are when the lens in the eye become cloudy and difficult to see through.  Glaucoma is when the nerve from the eye to the brain begins to be damaged and die off.  If you have glaucoma, […]

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What to expect During Cataract Surgery

Arrival at the Hospital Please arrive 2 hours prior to surgery time.  You will be checked in and change into a gown. An IV will be placed and vitals will be checked.  The nurse will be instilling several different eye drops throughout the morning.  These drops need approximately 40 minutes to begin working, which is […]

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