If you are in your mid-50s and have started to notice a decrease in your vision, you are not alone. Well over half the adults in Palm Beach will start to notice some decrease in their vision by their mid-50s. It might not be time to get laser cataract surgery, but the best step is to get an appointment with a board-certified ophthalmologist to plan out your eye exam scheduling. In the meantime, here are some of the signs that your eyes may be developing cataracts.
- Difficulty seeing in dim light
- Increased blurriness
- Constant changes in prescriptions
- Avoidance of reading or other activities
- Yellowing of colors
- Seeing “halos” around lights
The lenses in your eyes started off crystal-clear but will start to degenerate over time. This lens is responsible for 1/3 of your eye’s focusing power, hence the common changes in prescriptions. And it is even common for one eye to be worse than another. Luckily for Palm Beach seniors, ophthalmology has come a long way in the different types of laser cataract surgery and replacement lenses available. A cataract doctor, or cataract surgeon, can give you many different options that can not only restore your vision, but also improve your vision. Call us today to learn how SightTrust can help: (877) 878-7890
Cataract Surgery in Palm Beach
Palm Beach seniors may try looking in the immediate vicinity for an ophthalmologist and cataract surgeon, but the SightTrust Eye Institute is well worth putting on the list of ophthalmology centers to investigate. A groundbreaking cataract and premium intraocular lens surgery center, SightTrust Eye Institute offers many different types of cataract surgery so patients have the option of finding the exact result they are looking for, even if they have been told by another cataract doctor that they have difficult conditions including:
- Lens changes
- Hyperopia (farsightedness)
- Myopia (nearsightedness
Coincidentally, these conditions can also present a problem with patients seeking LASIK surgery. The solution is phakic intraocular lens implantation, a “contact lens” to fix vision and can also be a reversible option.
Cataract Doctor in Palm Beach, FL
Over half of the population of Palm Beach is over the age of 55. And why not? Some of the most beautiful beaches and homes from historic to grand condos makes Palm Beach a great location to live out the successes of one’s life. The restaurants and shopping boutiques are a great way to spend a day and the weekly farmers’ market cannot be beat. During the winter the population of residents swells to almost three times the average year-round population of over 8,000. Approximately 25,000 full and part-time residents come to Palm Beach to enjoy the average temperatures in the 70’s throughout the winter months. Palm Beach residents within this age demographic that are concerned with their vision due to cataracts should contact SightTrust to learn more or to schedule a consultation.