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How can cataracts be treated?
12 doctors weighed in

Dr. Harvey Fishman
Ophthalmology
6 doctors agree
In brief: Surgery
In brief: Surgery
Cataract surgery.
Dr. Harvey Fishman
Dr. Harvey Fishman
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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Femtosecond laser
Best way to treat cataracts is with surgery: traditional phacoemulsification/ultrasound energy is used to remove a cataract.
Innovative Femtosecond lasers now can help speed recovery time & likely decrease overall energy needed to remove cataract (which likely is good for long term eye health). Natural ways to treat cataract: see "cataract prevention" at http://eyedoc2020.blogspot.com

In brief: Femtosecond laser
Best way to treat cataracts is with surgery: traditional phacoemulsification/ultrasound energy is used to remove a cataract.
Innovative Femtosecond lasers now can help speed recovery time & likely decrease overall energy needed to remove cataract (which likely is good for long term eye health). Natural ways to treat cataract: see "cataract prevention" at http://eyedoc2020.blogspot.com
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Dr. Michael Ham
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Surgery!
The only treatment is surgery.
You may be able to change your prescription in your glasses and improve your vision, but eventually you will need surgery.

In brief: Surgery!
The only treatment is surgery.
You may be able to change your prescription in your glasses and improve your vision, but eventually you will need surgery.
Dr. Michael Ham
Dr. Michael Ham
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Dr. Christopher Hood
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Surgically
Cataracts are a clouding of the natural lens of the eye.
They are treated by surgical removal of the lens with implantation of an artificial lens that is clear.

In brief: Surgically
Cataracts are a clouding of the natural lens of the eye.
They are treated by surgical removal of the lens with implantation of an artificial lens that is clear.
Dr. Christopher Hood
Dr. Christopher Hood
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Dr. Sarab Alfata
Family Medicine
In brief: Surgery
The only effective treatment for cataracts is surgery.
Cataract surgery involves removing the clouded lens and replacing it with a plastic lens implant. The replacement lens sits in the same place as your natural lens and becomes part of your eye.

In brief: Surgery
The only effective treatment for cataracts is surgery.
Cataract surgery involves removing the clouded lens and replacing it with a plastic lens implant. The replacement lens sits in the same place as your natural lens and becomes part of your eye.
Dr. Sarab Alfata
Dr. Sarab Alfata
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