Cataract surgery improves vision in 95 percent of patients. Of the patients who receive intraocular lens (IOL) replacements, 90 percent end up with 20/40 vision or better, so some people see better than when they started. Most patients will require eyeglasses to read after cataract surgery when the traditional intraocular lens is implanted.
- Q Who can have a specialized lens implanted during cataract surgery?
- Q What happens during a cataract surgery?
- Q What medications can increase the risk of cataract surgery complications?
- Q What should I discuss with my doctor before cataract surgery?
- Q Which lenses are best for implants during cataract surgery?
- Q What is the risk of bleeding during and after cataract surgery?