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 How is phacoemulsification cataract surgery performed?
- Q Can I return to my optometrist after healing from cataract surgery?
- Q What are the risks of eye infection after cataract surgery?
- Q Should I wait for cataracts to develop fully before surgery?
- Q What is intracapsular cataract surgery?
- Q What happens after a cataract surgery?