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7056 Skyway, Paradise, CA 95969
Phone: (530) 877-2250 | Map It!
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What is a Cataract?
 

With the formation of a cataract, activities  like  reading,  bowling, or driving can be difficult. Fortunately, vision can be restored quickly, allowing the patient to return home within a few hours. With new advances in cataract surgery, vision improvement begins almost immediately, and an eye patch isn't even needed.

   

So What is a Cataract? A Cataract is the clouding of the lens of the eye. (See above animation) Normally, light passes through the clear lens and is focused onto the Retina. However, the natural aging process can cause the lens to become cloudy. The Cataract or cloudy lens blocks the passage of light through the eye and causes distorted or blurred vision, glare, or difficulty seeing in poor lighting conditions.

Cataract surgery is the most common operation in the world. In the United States, more than 2.7 million procedures are performed annually. (National Institutes of Health)

There are 20.5 million cases of early cataracts among Americans aged 40 and older, and 50 percent of people older than 65 have developed significant cataracts. (National Institutes of Health)

   
   
Ridge Eyecare 7056 Skyway Paradise, CA 95969 Phone: (530) 877-2250 Fax: (530) 877-1264

Ridge Eye Center serves Paradise, CA. and the sourrounding towns of Cottonwood, Corning, Red Bluff, Orland, Chester, Chico, Westwood, Willows, Greenville, Glenn, South Oroville, Colusa, Live Oak, Grass Valley, Downieville, Quincy, Portola, Foresthill and sourrounding areas.

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