More than 3 Million cataract surgeries are performed in the U.S. annually. This large number makes cataract surgery the most common surgery of its type in the country. It is elective surgery and the Boomer Generation is choosing to have it done more often and sooner in their lives than older generations did.
It starts with “blurriness;” you can’t read the fine print anymore—whether in a book or on the computer screen—without an aid such as a magnifying glass. Driving at night can also be a struggle. Lights of all kinds cause glare in your lenses that interrupt your vision and cause you to become hesitant behind the wheel.
Listen in as Kira and Bill Van Ittersum discuss Bill’s cataract surgeries. Each was quick, nearly painless, and the results were dramatic!