Hill Vision Services blogs pertaining to cataract surgery.

Better Results With Light Adjustable Lenses (LAL)

By |2023-11-07T08:56:04-06:00May 12th, 2023|Categories: Cataract Surgery|

When it comes to cataract surgery, Hill Vision Services understands that you want the best care possible. That’s why we offer Light Adjustable Lenses (LAL) from RxSight - the only intraocular lens (IOL) that can be customized after cataract surgery for optimal results.  At Hill Vision Services, our expert ophthalmologists and optometrists understand that no [...]

What Makes Light Adjustable Lens Different Than Other Cataract Surgeries?

By |2023-03-13T17:06:22-06:00March 13th, 2023|Categories: Cataract Surgery, Light Adjustable Lens|

Cataract surgery is one of the most common and successful procedures performed in the United States every year. It involves the removal of your cataract (a clouding or yellowing of the normally clear lens inside the eye) and placement of an intraocular lens (IOL). With traditional IOLs, your doctor measures your eye to get [...]

Benefits of the PanOptix Lens for Cataract Surgery

By |2023-11-07T08:57:55-06:00May 18th, 2020|Categories: Cataract Surgery|

About 90% of Americans develop cataracts by the time they reach 65. A cataract is clouding of the natural lens of the eye that develops gradually and is mostly age-related. Patients often do not notice significant vision changes in the early stages of cataract development, but as cataracts develop, they can start to influence daily [...]

Five Ways Diabetes Can Affect Vision

By |2021-05-19T12:16:11-06:00November 14th, 2019|Categories: Cataract Surgery, Glaucoma, Ophthalmology|

Diabetes can significantly affect many body systems, and your eyes are no exception. Spikes and drops in blood sugar, or poorly controlled blood sugar over a span of years can damage your eyes and impair vision—sometimes permanently. Hill Vision Services is dedicated to helping to diagnose and manage diabetes-related vision problems. Severe Blood Sugar Changes [...]

Doctor, Now That I’ve Had Successful Cataract Surgery, Will I Ever Need Anything Else?

By |2021-05-19T12:19:32-06:00September 6th, 2016|Categories: Cataract Surgery|

Capsulotomy | Hill Vision | St. Louis Eye Doctor While I am every bit as excited as the patient after successful cataract treatment, and inherently optimistic as well, it is necessary to caution patients that, barring even the unforeseen, most patients, at some point in the future, will require a procedure called a capsulotomy for [...]

So You’re Having Cataract Surgery … Are you Using a Laser?

By |2022-03-30T05:23:37-06:00March 18th, 2013|Categories: Cataract Surgery|

Laser Cataract Surgery | St. Louis | Hill Vision Services Modern cataract surgery continues to steadily improve as far as both results and safety. Arguably, it is the best surgery known to mankind. Our current technique, phaco emulsification, involves the use of ultrasound power to break up the cloudy lens and it is then aspirated [...]

The First Post-Operative Cataract Surgery Visit

By |2022-02-16T00:28:15-06:00January 14th, 2013|Categories: Cataract Surgery|

Cataract Surgery | Post-Operative Care | Hill Vision Services Cataract surgery is the most wonderful surgery on the planet in that it restores one's vision, sometimes even without the assistance of eyeglasses. Further, this is accomplished in a very short procedure and with very little pain.  Nevertheless, one's expectations must be reasonable in that it [...]

What to Expect during Cataract Surgery

By |2022-02-16T00:28:10-06:00December 11th, 2012|Categories: Cataract Surgery, Ophthalmology|

What to Expect | Cataract Surgery | Hill Vision Services Many patients have a great deal of anxiety about the day of cataract surgery and what it will be like.  This, of course, is very understandable. Knowing what to expect during cataract surgery ahead of time can greatly reduce the stress level. Starting several weeks [...]

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