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Cataracts

There are two nearly universal changes that occur with our eyes as we get older. When we pass our 40th birthday, presbyopia becomes almost standard. Presbyopia is the condition where the ciliary muscles that allow our eye to change shape to focus on near objects become less and less flexible. That’s why just about everyone in …

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Some Cataract Questions

A couple months back in our Cape Fear Cataract & Cornea blog, we provided a primer on cataracts. And why not? It’s estimated that 20 million people over the age of 40 in the U.S. have cataracts. Cataract surgery replacing the clouded natural lens with an artificial intraocular lens is one of the most common …

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Cataract Surgery Without the Blade

Cataract surgery has long been one of the most successful surgeries performed around the world, and technology continues to make it even better. We addressed one aspect of this in last September’s blog on premium intraocular lenses for cataract replacement. Another area is bladeless advanced laser cataract surgery. Dr. Groat offers this alternative option for …

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A Primer on Cataracts

It’s estimated that 20 million people over age 40 in the U.S. have cataracts. At Cape Fear Cataract & Cornea, cataract surgery and diagnosis is one of our specialties. The surgery can change a patient’s vision so dramatically, it’s incredible. Here is some information on cataracts, especially since they are such a common eye problem …

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Cataract Surgery: Clearing the Fog

Patients in the Wilmington, NC area who have developed cataracts may be dealing with unwanted changes to their vision. Those with cataracts may see the world through clouding. In fact, cataracts are one of the most common causes of vision impairment worldwide. With the help of Dr. Brian Groat of Cape Fear Cataract and Cornea, …

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