What is a Cataract?

A cataract is the clouding of the normally clear crystalline lens in the eye.  It is like looking through a foggy or dusty car windshield.

What are symptoms of a Cataract?

  • Blurry vision
  • Reduced color vision
  • Discolored vision (often a yellow tint)
  • Double vision
  • Glare or light sensitivity

What causes a Cataract?

  • Family History
  • Diabetes
  • Previous eye injury
  • Long term exposure to sunlight w/o protection
  • Hypertension
  • Obesity
  • Smoking
  • Significant alcohol consumption

How are Cataracts treated?

Currently, the only treatment for cataracts is through surgery.  Cataract surgery is an incredibly safe and effective treatment.  The surgery is simple.  The Dr. makes incisions in the cornea through which the lens will be removed and then replaced with an artificial lens.

Lens Implant Options

Traditional Lens Implant

Multifocal Lens Implant (PanOptix)

Multifocal Lens Implant (PanOptix)


For patients to see after removal, an artificial lens must be placed within the eye called and IOL.  An IOL mimics the natural lens enabling your eye to focus light correctly.  The traditional IOL enables distance vision and you could still require reading glasses.  

Cataract surgery is covered by insurance. Patient is responsible for    Co-pays, Co-insurance, & Deductibles.

Multifocal Lens Implant (PanOptix)

Multifocal Lens Implant (PanOptix)

Multifocal Lens Implant (PanOptix)


With these lenses you can see clearly at a distance.  It also enhances vision up close and at arm's length, giving you clear complete focus.

Payment options:

Many people feel that paying extra for an advanced technology lens is a wise investment.  If you have a flexible spending account in your health plan it is possible to pay for these lenses using pre-taxed funds.  

We've also partnered with Care Credit to offer our patients affordable options for paying for this procedure. Care Credit allows you to have your procedures now, then pay for it over time with monthly payments that can easily fit any budget. Many of our patients qualify for the 0%, 12 month financing with payments as low as $167/month. 

We offer in house financing. Please contact our Billing Coordinator as each situation is different.

Cataract Surgery