10 doctors weighed in:

Will i see benefit when my cataract is removed?

10 doctors weighed in
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Probably

If your vision is lowered only by the cataract, and therefore the retina at the b ack of the eye is normal, then you will notice improvement quickly.

In brief: Probably

If your vision is lowered only by the cataract, and therefore the retina at the b ack of the eye is normal, then you will notice improvement quickly.
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Dr. George Yang
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Most likely

A cataract is essentially a cloudy lens.
Looking through a cataract is like looking through a dirty window. If your eye is otherwise healthy, removing the cataract should allow you to see with the potential of 20/20 vision.

In brief: Most likely

A cataract is essentially a cloudy lens.
Looking through a cataract is like looking through a dirty window. If your eye is otherwise healthy, removing the cataract should allow you to see with the potential of 20/20 vision.
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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Vision improves CS

Cataracts can cause halos/glare especially when driving at night, blurry vision, loss of contrast sensitivity ( & decreased vision: Cataract is leading cause of preventable blindness in world.
If no underlying macular, optic nerve, or brain anomaly, vision improves in more than 99% of patients. More info: [email protected]

In brief: Vision improves CS

Cataracts can cause halos/glare especially when driving at night, blurry vision, loss of contrast sensitivity ( & decreased vision: Cataract is leading cause of preventable blindness in world.
If no underlying macular, optic nerve, or brain anomaly, vision improves in more than 99% of patients. More info: [email protected]
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Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Depends

If your cataract is reducing your vision to the point of interfering with activities, then you will likely see an improvement.

In brief: Depends

If your cataract is reducing your vision to the point of interfering with activities, then you will likely see an improvement.
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Dr. Michael Ham
Ophthalmology

In brief: Yes

If the cataract is visually significant (meaning you have symptoms affecting your activities of daily living), your should see improvement in your vision after cataract surgery.

In brief: Yes

If the cataract is visually significant (meaning you have symptoms affecting your activities of daily living), your should see improvement in your vision after cataract surgery.
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