Is Cataract Surgery Right for Me?
To decide whether or not cataract surgery is right for you, a complete and thorough eye examination is
necessary. There are several indications for cataract surgery, but rarely
will a cataract need to be removed immediately or as an emergency. Because
the procedure is elective, most cataract surgery can be scheduled at your
After consultation with your doctor, you may decide that you wish to have
cataract surgery. Before you make this decision, we will inform you about
the health of your eyes, any risks and potential complications of surgery,
and the alternatives, as well as discuss the benefits for you.
You also need to know what you can reasonably expect for visual improvement
following the procedure. You will be fully informed about the surgery and
its attendant risks and benefits. Only then can you make an informed
decision to proceed.