There is no right or wrong age for cataract surgery. If you are concerned about your vision, we encourage you to call our experienced eye care staff at 251-341-3385. In the vast majority of cases, cataracts do not begin affecting vision until a person is in their 60s or older, but oftentimes the cataracts begin forming in a person's 40s or 50s. With today's modern technology, cataract surgery is highly effective. Some people are seeking out treatment in their younger years because they want to maintain their vision for as long as possible, and to treat problems in their early stages.
Of course, the only way to know for sure if you have cataracts is to schedule an assessment with an experienced ophthalmologist like Dr. Walton. In the meantime, here are some of the most common symptoms of cataracts:
- Cloudy vision
- Fading of colors
- Poor night vision...