Treatment from Optometrist in Scottsdale and Mesa, AZ
Suffering from cataracts can negatively impact your quality of life, and it can impact your vision leading to partial or full vision loss. Although the onset of cataracts is gradual, it's important to get help from an optometry specialist as soon as you notice symptoms of cataracts.
At Riviera Opticare in Scottsdale and Mesa, AZ, we have an optometrist that can help you recover from cataracts and slow its progression. For older individuals, we can also help conduct eye exams to check for the presence of cataracts and provide the best treatment options. Whether your cataracts are advanced or in their beginning stages, our optometry specialists are here to help.
What Are Cataracts?
Cataracts are a common condition that affect the eyes, leading to a cloudy later of film developing over the eyes' lenses. Cataracts usually develops in older individuals, but can develop in younger people with physical defects.
Cataracts has various symptoms, including:
- Halos in the vision
- Grey cloudy film over the eyes
- Cloudy vision
- Sensitivity to light
- Partial vision loss
- Full vision loss
People with certain medical conditions such as high blood pressure and diabetes can be more susceptible to cataracts. No matter what type of pre-existing medical conditions you have, it's important to get a comprehensive eye exam to check for cataracts and tell help your optometrist find the best treatment options for you.
How Does an Optometrist Treat Cataracts?
Before cataracts affect your vision, they can cause other symptoms, such as blurry vision. Our optometrist will conduct an eye exam to check for the presence of cataracts and also provide you with other eye care treatment options such as prescription eye glasses and contact lenses.
Our eye doctor might also recommend surgery to treat your cataracts. Cataract surgery is highly effective, and it can be a safe surgery if done by a properly trained optometry specialist. During cataract surgery, the cloudy lens of the eye will be replaced with a clear, artificial lens.
Cataract surgery is a last treatment option for advanced cataracts, and it can be highly effective and have permanent effects. Our optometrist will inform you of your treatment options and if surgery is right for you.
Find the Best Treatment for Cataracts at Riviera Opticare
You don't have to live with the effects of cataracts forever. Call us today to schedule an appointment at our clinic at Riviera Opticare! Our clinic is here to serve community members of Scottsdale and Mesa, AZ. Call us today for help and to find the best treatment for your cataracts! We can help you start seeing clearly and improve your vision today.