Cataract surgery in Vancouver

If you are thinking about cataract surgery in Vancouver or the Lower Mainland, come and see one of the doctors at our Vancouver eye clinic.  We have eye doctors who diagnose cataracts, advise patients on prevention and treatment options and we recommend excellent surgeons when surgery is required.

We provide medical management before and after surgery to ensure the best outcome and the least amount of discomfort following surgery.  We often prescribe medication prior to surgery so that common post-operative complications, such as dry eye, are minimized or avoided all together.  

For cataract surgery patients, the best strategy is to have an excellent eye doctor in your corner before and after surgery who can send you to the best surgeons in Vancouver give you the best post-operative care.

Vision and mental health - cataract treatment is good for your vision and your mind

Poor vision and inadequate eye health care is linked to cognitive decline in elderly people.

In a recent study of 625 elderly patients conducted by the University of Michigan, those with poor vision who did not receive proper eye care were a stunning nine times more at risk of developing Alzheimer's disease and five times more at risk for some form of cognitive impairment. 

In contrast, those with good vision had a 63% reduced risk of developing dementia. Read more...

Sharp vision sharp mind.  Cataract surgery and other vision improving treatments are good for your mental health as well as your vision.

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An eye exam is one of the best things you can do for your overall health.

An doctor's eye exam is one of the best things you can do for your overall health.  It can even save your life. Brain tumors, cancer and diabetes are often diagnosed first in the eyes - early enough to initiate treatment which could save your life.  Remember, the earlier we catch a disease the easier it is to beat it.

 

To protect your heart, get an eye exam

To protect your heart, get an eye exam!

"Get an eye exam" to protect your heart  - on Good Morning America - April 2012