Mountain View Eye Center
1580 West Antelope Drive, Suite 175, Layton, UT 84041 (801) 331-5693
1580 West Antelope Drive
Suite 175
Layton, UT 84041
(801) 331-5693

Cataracts

What Are Cataracts?

A cataract is a clouding of the eye's naturally clear lens. The lens sits behind the iris (the colored part of the eye). There are several different types of cataracts including nuclear sclerosis, cortical spoking, posterior and anterior subcapsular cataracts.

Symptoms of a cataract may include:

Additional causes may include:

Cataract Surgery

Cataracts can only be removed surgically. Cataract surgery is performed at the surgical center or hospital operating room.

How Cataract Surgery is Performed:

After Cataract Surgery

You will use eye drops for the first few weeks following cataract surgery to prevent infection and inflammation. All post-operative care will be given by your cataract surgeon. It is important that you keep all of your appointments to ensure a great outcome.

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