Here at Sound Shore Vision Center, we are your source for expert help with cataract in Rye. This eye disease interferes with your vision, but the more you understand about it, the better outcomes you can expect.
Cataract in Rye is caused by a buildup of protein deposits on the outer portion of your eyes’ lenses. Over time, these deposits typically grow in size and also increase in quantity. What symptoms should you be on the lookout for? Blurry and/or cloudy vision are most typical, but you should also be aware of problems driving at night, color perception problems, and double vision. If you have any of those symptoms, then you should see our eye doctor right away. But in many cases, cataract in Rye is diagnosed as part of an annual eye exam right here at our store. Obvious signs don’t show up until the disease has reached an advanced stage. By getting prompt detection, you can get timely treatment. Diagnostics center around a test called a slit lamp exam, which is part of a comprehensive eye examination. Certainly, we understand that you would prefer to not have cataracts at all, but the good news is that a pair of special eyeglasses or contact lenses is all the treatment you are likely to need, at least in the beginning. As the condition progresses, you will likely need to have updates to the prescription so that you can keep up with the changes to your vision. If and when you can no longer get the desired results from corrective eyewear, you will be referred to an eye surgeon to be considered for cataract surgery.
Schedule an appointment with our office to get screened for cataract in Rye, which you should do once per year. Call us or use the handy appointments button at the top of our website.