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Information About Cataracts Procedures

About Cataracts

Cataracts occur when the lens of the eye begins to cloud over time. Though it doesn't cause pain, it can significantly reduce your ability to see. Vance Thompson Vision in Sioux Falls, SD employs a talented team of optometrists and ophthalmologists with knowledge in combating cataracts by way of refractive cataract surgery, traditional cataract surgery, and YAG capsulotomy. Visit us today to identify cataracts, and decide whether or not surgery is the proper course of action for you.

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Hazy, cloudy vision is a symptom of cataract growth, which will require a removal and intraocular implant replacement surgery.

Recovery Time
1 - 2 days

Refractive Cataract Surgery incorporates the precision of refractive laser surgery to create incisions for cataract removal.

Recovery Time
1 - 2 days

In traditional cataract surgery, your ophthalmologist surgeon will use a blade to make an incision to safely remove the cloudy lens.

A YAG capsulotomy procedure uses innovative technology to treat posterior capsule opacity that can occur after a cataract procedure.

*Individual results are not guaranteed and may vary from person to person. Images may contain models.