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Driving after Cataract Surgery in Fairfield County, CT

If you are used to driving a car to get to work every day or run errands, it is understandable that you want to know when you can resume driving after cataract surgery. For the sake of your safety, you must wait until your vision has stabilized before you get behind the wheel. According to the team at Ophthalmic Consultants of Connecticut, driving too soon after surgery could put your health and safety at risk. Continue reading “Driving after Cataract Surgery in Fairfield County, CT”

Can Cataracts Return after Cataract Surgery?

Anyone that commits the time to cataract surgery and recovery understandably wants to know whether the results are permanent. The experienced cataract surgeons at Ophthalmic Consultants of Connecticut are often asked whether cataracts can grow back after surgery. The simple, no-frills answer is, no, a cataract cannot come back. But the complete explanation is a bit more complicated. Read on as we address the answer to this query further. Continue reading “Can Cataracts Return after Cataract Surgery?”

Can Cataract Surgery Extend Your Life?

If you have noticed the effects of cataracts (e.g., cloudy vision, glare, dull or faded colors) but are avoiding exploring your treatment options, the team at Ophthalmic Consultants of Connecticut urges you to reconsider. We want to share something that may motivate you to book a consultation with our cataract surgeons: New research suggests that in addition to improving your vision, cataract surgery may also extend your life. Read on as our team of Connecticut cataract surgeons breaks down this research and how it could affect you. Continue reading “Can Cataract Surgery Extend Your Life?”