Cataract Surgery

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Ophthalmologist, discusses cataract surgery.

Ophthalmologist, discusses cataract surgery.

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Featuring Dr. Steven Schendel, MD, FRSC (C), Ophthalmologist

Duration: 2 minutes, 12 seconds

Presenter: Dr. Steven Schendel, Ophthalmologist, Video: Vancouver, BC

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1

Cataracts always develop in both eyes at once.

Explanation:

Cataracts can affect both eyes or just one, and some patients experience mild symptoms, while others can barely see any shapes or movements.

2

Decreased night vision can be a symptom of cataracts.

Explanation:

Cataract symptoms include blurry vision, haloes, sensitivity to bright lights, decreased night vision, frequent changes in eyeglass prescriptions, and faded colours.

3

Cataracts don't develop as a result of diseases such as diabetes.

Explanation:

Cataracts can be caused by trauma, diseases such as diabetes or medications such as steroids.

4

An outpatient surgical procedure is the treatment for cataracts.

Explanation:

If you’re diagnosed with a cataract, your ophthalmologist will recommend an outpatient surgical procedure.

5

There are two types of intraocular lenses.

Explanation:

There are two types of IOLs: monovision (fixed-focus for a preset distance) or multifocal (focused vision at various distances).

This content is for informational purposes only, and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare professional with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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