Category: Cataract

What are cataracts and what do they look like?

As a leading cataract surgeon in Houston, I have the opportunity to see many patients with many different types of cataracts.  At the time that I diagnose cataracts in the clinic, often patients will ask, “What is a cataract and what does it look like? Is it a film over my eyes?”. Well, not really…. Read More

Cataract surgery options

Cataract surgery is normally performed with ultrasound (phacoemulsification) and more recently has been aided by the use of a femtosecond laser in some cases. When you decide you are ready for cataract surgery, you will have options to consider. Just as in trying to answer the question “What is the best car?”, the answer to… Read More

Is eye surgery painful?

The first question most patients have when faced with the idea of eye surgery is, “Will it hurt?!” The simple answer is that in most cases there is very little if any pain asociated with eye surgery. Remember, we want you to be comfortable! There are three main types of anesthesia for eye surgery: 1)… Read More