Why Choose Us?
Thinking you may need cataract surgery?
Take the next step. Our goal is to improve your full range of vision, regain your quality of life and minimize or eliminate your dependence on glasses. Call us today at 301.896.0890, ext. 181 or click here to request to schedule a cataract consultation.
Request a Surgical Consultation
The first step in determining your candidacy for any procedure is to schedule a consultation and experience our comprehensive eye exam. This is the most complete eye exam available today and includes a consultation with one of our experienced surgeons. Utilizing advanced diagnostic technology, our surgeons will not only evaluate your candidacy for a procedure for but will look at the overall health of your eyes and establish a long term plan for your best vision.
Please help us provide you with the best experience by answering a few quick questions, and one of our surgical counselors will assist you. If you are a current patient and/or have a medical concern or question, please contact us directly at 301.896.0890.
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What to Expect on the Day of Advanced or Traditional Cataract Surgery
Post-Operative Cataract Surgery Care and Recovery
There are minimal restrictions, even immediately after surgery. You will be using antibiotic and anti-inflammatory eye drops for a few weeks to aid in the healing process. Standard post-op visits are 1 day, 1 week, 1 month, 3 months, and 1 year.
Patients are required to have a driver take them home after surgery and drive them to their one day post-op visit. Patients can usually return to work after the first post-op visit. The following morning we will see you for a quick one day, post-operative visit with our team of doctors, and answer any questions you may have.
Cataract Surgery FAQs
Sure, cataract surgery might be one of the most-performed surgeries in the world, but that doesn’t mean you don’t have concerns. We’ve compiled an extensive list of helpful answers to our most common cataract questions. If you’re a bit nervous about the prospect of lens surgery, you’ll likely find these answers reassuring. If you’re already feeling cool and collected, well, a little confidence boost can’t hurt.
Cataract Insurance Information and Payment Options
Insurance will cover standard cataract surgery and a basic monofocal intra ocular lens (IOL). We now have the option to choose lenses that will allow freedom from glasses not possible with basic IOL’s, but currently, insurance will only pay for the most basic IOL.
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