Eye Cataract

Cataracts are a significant cause of decreased vision worldwide.  In its earliest stages, cataracts make you need reading glasses in your 40’s.  As the cataract worsens, you start having glare with night driving.  The next stage is trouble seeing road signs or reading.  Ultimately, the cataract turns white like a marble so that you can only Read More→

Better Results with the Toric IOL

A toric IOL is used to decrease astigmatism after cataract surgery. Symptoms of Astigmatism The symptoms of Astigmatism include blurry and distorted vision.  Astigmatism makes your vision out of focus.  Double vision and streaks of light in your vision at night are also potential symptoms.  Many patients choose a toric IOL to decrease these symptoms. What Read More→

Cataract Surgery Complications

Dr. Gary Foster – Fort Collins & Loveland, CO Cataract surgery complications are rare. This has made cataract surgery one of the most commonly performed and successful surgeries in the world. It is important to consider the potential complications as you make your decisions. Target Error Complications Missing the intended target goal is a potential Read More→

How Diabetes Affects Cataract Surgery

Dr. Gary Foster- Fort Collins & Loveland, CO The good news is that diabetic cataract surgery is just like standard cataract removal with a couple of special steps in the preparation, timing, and post-operative protections. Diabetic Cataract Diabetic cataracts tend to come on at a slightly younger age.  Having said that, it is not harder Read More→

High Eye Pressure after Cataract Surgery

Dr. Gary Foster – Fort Collins & Loveland, CO There is good news and bad news about the pressure in the eyes after cataract removal. The good news is that cataract surgery tends to lower eye pressure once you heal. The bad news is that cataract surgery can raise pressure for the first week or Read More→

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