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The Eye Institute of Utah Speaks on Cataract Lens Technology

Posted on Thursday July 22, 2021 inCataract Surgery

Cataracts are a natural part of the aging process for many people: nearly one-half of all Americans will need treatment for cataracts by the time they are 75 years 1. While cataract surgery may seem like something of a rite of passage that most people must experience, what many people don’t know is that advances…

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ReSTOR® +2.5D Multifocal Toric IOL with ACTIVEFOCUS™: A New Option for Cataract Patients with Astigmatism and Presbyopia

Posted on Thursday June 1, 2017 inAstigmatism, Cataract Surgery, IOLs, Latest News, Presbyopia

We are very excited to announce a new intraocular lens option for cataract surgery patients who suffer from astigmatism and presbyopia: the Acrysof IQ ReSTOR® +2.5 Multifocal Toric IOL with ACTIVEFOCUS™. Recently approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the Acrysof IQ ReSTOR® +2.5 Multifocal Toric IOL with ACTIVEFOCUS™ can improve vision for a…

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Are There Any Side Effects to Cataract Surgery?

Posted on Wednesday August 24, 2016 inCataract Surgery, Cataracts, Latest News

Treatment for cataracts – an eye condition that most individuals will experience at some point in their lives – has become much more advanced over the last several years. Cataract surgery is typically performed as a 10-15 minute, outpatient procedure, and many patients are able to resume some of their daily routines as soon as…

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Do I Have Cataracts?

Posted on Wednesday August 10, 2016 inCataract Surgery, Cataracts, Latest News

Most individuals will develop cataracts at some point in their lives. While cataracts can be treated and the threat they represent to healthy vision can be eliminated, untreated cataracts can become very debilitating and eventually develop to the point that you cannot pass a driver’s license eye test or, in extreme cases, lead to total…

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Utah Locals Vision Restored During Successful Charity Surgery Week

Posted on Tuesday April 5, 2016 inCataract Surgery, Cataracts, In the Community, Latest News

One of the most important priorities for the team here at The Eye Institute of Utah is making sure we give back to our community and provide quality eye care to improve people’s lives. Recently our practice and two others in Utah – the University of Utah’s John A. Moran Eye Center and St. George…

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How Much does Cataract Surgery Cost?

Posted on Friday March 4, 2016 inCataract Surgery, Cataracts, Implantable Contact Lens, IOLs, Latest News

Cataracts develop as a common part of the aging process when the natural lens in the eye begins to harden and become cloudy, causing a decline in vision over time. Cataracts can eventually progress to the point of not being able to pass a driver’s test, and can even result in blindness if left untreated…

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Can Cataract Surgery Help You Live Longer?

Posted on Tuesday November 5, 2013 inCataract Surgery, Cataracts, Latest News

New study shows that people who undergo cataract surgery to correct vision impairment live longer. A recent study indicated that people who suffer from vision loss related to cataracts that go through with cataract surgery, lower their long-term mortality risk by 40 percent compared to people that choose not to have surgery.1 The data used…

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