831 University Blvd East, Suite #11
Silver Spring, MD 20903
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The Cataract Procedure
 

Cataract surgery is performed on an out-patient basis. You will not need to be hospitalized or put to sleep for your doctor to perform your surgery. The procedure normally takes less than 30 minutes and you can return home shortly after your procedure. Most people will enjoy improved vision by the day after surgery or within a few days following the procedure.

Your doctor will first administer a light sedative which will relax your nerves and keep you comfortable during the procedure. Anesthetic eye drops will be used to completely numb the eye. Your doctor will use the latest technology for cataract removal. The entire procedure is typically performed through an incision that is smaller than 1/8 of an inch and does not require stitches to heal.

Once the cataract is removed, an intra-ocular lens (IOL) is placed where the cataract lens was removed, to restore your sight. Most patients will not require an eye patch and will not have significant discomfort.

Most patients can return to their normal daily routines, including reading, driving, and exercise soon after surgery.

 

 
   
 
 
 
 
The Maryland Eye Care Center 831 University Blvd. E. Suite 11 Silver Spring, MD 20903 Phone: (301) 431-0431 Fax: (301) 431-0470

Maryland Eye Care Center proudly serves Silver Spring, MD and the surrounding areas of Takoma Park, Greenbelt, Kensington, Wheaton, Langley Park, Adelphi, College Park, Bethesda, Chillum, Hyattsville, Chevy Chase, Forest Glen, White Oak, and Aspen Hill.

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