CATARACT SURGERY

When we are younger, the crystalline lens is usually soft, flexible and “crystal” clear so that it has excellent transparency and optical clarity. As we progress through our 50’s and 60’s, the normally “crystal” clear lens may gradually become yellow and cloudy. When this occurs, you may initially experience a mild blurring of your vision and feel that you might need a change of eyeglasses. As the crystalline lens loses its transparency and its optical clarity, you may notice that it is not as easy to see well and comfortably in dim illumination, such as for night driving. You may notice that colors look faded. The cloudiness may also create glare, haloes, light sensitivity and a continuing decrease in your vision. If the crystalline lens becomes too cloudy it may cause a significant decrease in both your day and night vision. These are the visual symptoms that are common for those patients whose crystalline lens has clouded and formed a Cataract.

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Cataract Surgery Norwalk

Traditional Cataract Surgery

Cataract surgery is not only one of the most frequently performed surgical procedures in the United States, but it is also one of the safest and most successful surgical procedures that you can have. Modern cataract surgery today is safe, effective, predictable and quite common. In the United States alone, more than 2.5 million people have Cataract Surgery each year. At Spector Eye Care and New Vision Cataract Center in Norwalk, Dr. Spector uses a small incision, “no stitch no patch no needle” technique that is performed on an outpatient basis. Cataract surgery is comfortable, convenient and close to home. The entire process usually requires only two hours of your time from beginning to end.  The actual surgical procedure is painless and takes less than 10 minutes. Our nurses and staff are present to help us with your actual surgery as well as to assist you and make your experience pleasant.


Cataracts & Lens Implant Surgery

Spector Eye Care and New Vision Cataract Center and their staff are pleased to offer patients with Cataracts world class advanced technology cataract surgery and lens Implants. Patients visiting will find that Dr. Spector and his staff work together to insure that each patient receives the personal attention necessary to first learn about their cataracts, and then have a comfortable, convenient and positive experience with cataract surgery.

Anyone with cataracts or considering cataract surgery will be comforted by the incorporation of state of the art instrumentation and diagnostic testing, the thoroughness of their cataract evaluation and the explanations given to help them understand their eyes and vision, cataracts, cataract surgery and lens implants. Dr. Spector’s experience with “no stitch no patch no needle” cataract surgery as well as with all types of Lens Implants-including monofocal lens implants, aspheric lens implants, astigmatism correcting toric lens implants  have made him the leading cataract specialist in the State of Connecticut.