Cataract Surgery in Lakepointe Center

Cataract Surgery in Lakepointe Center

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Don’t Let Cataracts Cloud Your Vision

Over 50% of people aged 65 and older have a cataract in one or both eyes. As the cataract progresses, vision deteriorates, leading to a decreased quality of life. Fortunately, cataract surgery can easily treat this condition.

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What Are Cataracts?

Cataracts are cloudy patches that develop on the lens of your eye. Cataracts can cause blurred or double vision, may increase light sensitivity and interfere with driving, especially at night. Without cataract surgery, millions of people around the world would be unable to see clearly.

The most common symptoms include:
  • Blurred or double vision
  • Trouble seeing at night
  • Sensitivity to glare
  • Colored halos around lights
  • Colors appearing more faded
  • Requiring brighter light for reading

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When to Get Cataract Surgery

As we evaluate your eye health and vision, we'll carefully examine your lens for signs of cataract formation. If a cataract is detected and the clouding is causing visual disruption, our optometrist will refer you to a trusted surgeon for cataract surgery. Wishnow Sugar Vision - Sugar Land will be there for you, providing pre and post cataract surgery care.

As the condition begins to seriously impair your vision and adversely affects your daily life, impacting your ability to read, drive, watch TV or recognize faces, you should seriously consider surgery.

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Your Cataract Surgery Co-Management Specialist in Lakepointe Center

Our optometry practice in Lakepointe Center

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Hours
  • Monday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Thursday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Friday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
Insurance Plans
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Medicare
  • Spectera
  • United Healthcare
  • VSP
  • EyeMed

Benefits of Cataract Surgery

  • High success rate

    Cataract surgery, one of the world’s most commonly performed surgeries, has a 95% success rate.

  • Quick and convenient

    This procedure can take just 30 to 45 minutes in an outpatient setting or hospital.

  • Prevents other eye problems

    Removing cataracts can reduce the risk of eye inflammation and pressure inside the eye–a leading cause of glaucoma.

  • Rapid recovery time

    Patients start seeing more clearly within a few days. Colors may seem brighter thanks to the new, clear lens.

Patient Reviews
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- Jan. 28, 2024
Excellent customer service and easy access to the office and pretty good selection of glasses.
- Jan. 24, 2024
Very friendly and very professional.
- Jan. 08, 2024
Very fast and friendly
- Nov. 23, 2023
The staff was incredibly professional, courteous, and made me feel at ease throughout the entire pro... cess. Dr.Sugar was thorough, knowledgeable, and took the time to explain every step of the examination. The facility was clean, well-maintained, and equipped with the latest technology. I left feeling confident about my eye health, thanks to the comprehensive and accurate assessment. I highly recommend their services to anyone in need of a vision check!
- Nov. 07, 2023
Personalized attention
- Oct. 30, 2023
Dr. Sugar and his staff are ABSOLUTELY WONDERFUL! They are attentive and I definitely recommend!!
- Oct. 19, 2023
Dr. Dan and his staff are friendly and good at what they do! If you need a little help with your vi... sion, they can help.
- Oct. 15, 2023
Great service. Very professional. Very helpful to my elementary age grandsons. J.M.
- Sep. 28, 2023
Dr Sugar and staff have always been there for me and treated me and my eyes with the utmost care and... professionalism.
- Sep. 11, 2023
Every person I dealt with in the office was fantastic. Would definitely recommend.
- Aug. 23, 2023
Every member of Wishnow makes you feel Welcome and Important
- Aug. 07, 2023
Love this place. Been going here for years. When I walk in, everybody greets me with a smile and the... y remember me and my whole family. It’s like a little reunion every time I go in. And they are very good at what they do
- Jul. 31, 2023
Friendly, competent, & professional service.
- Jul. 25, 2023
Great service, great staff. Don’t go anywhere else!
- Jul. 18, 2023
Very personalized service. All employees are customer oriented and very helpful.
- Jun. 09, 2023
Amazing!!!! Go!!!!
- Jun. 02, 2023
Best Eye Care Services around.
- Feb. 23, 2023
Dr. Sugar is thorough and takes his time. Staff is very personable
- Feb. 19, 2023
Excellent care always!
- Jan. 30, 2023
Great service and friendly staff

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How to Prepare for Cataract Surgery

  • Apply antibiotic or anti-inflammatory eyedrops a few days before surgery if instructed to by your eye doctor
  • Arrange for a ride after the surgery, since you won’t be able to drive
  • Wash your face in the morning of the procedure and don’t wear eye makeup, strong perfumes or aftershave

What Happens During Cataract Surgery

Cataract surgery removes your natural cloudy lens and replaces it with an artificial intraocular lens (IOL) to improve and restore vision. This common and very safe procedure is performed by an eye doctor (ophthalmologist) on an outpatient basis.

  • The eye surgeon (ophthalmologist) will perform cataract surgery on one eye at a time. That means that you will come in for another surgery on the second eye. The procedure is brief and typically takes 30 to 45 minutes to complete.
  • The eye doctor will place drops into your eyes to numb them and dilate your pupils. Though you’ll be conscious during the procedure, you may be offered a sedative to help you remain calm. The eye surgeon will then remove your natural lens and replace it with the IOL. You should feel no pain or discomfort thanks to the anesthetic.
What Happens During Cataract Surgery

Cataract Surgery After-Care

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After surgery, you may feel a bit drowsy as an after-effect of the sedative. Your eye doctor will prescribe eye drops to prevent infection, inflammation and to reduce pressure within your eye. The surgeon may recommend that you wear an eye patch for a few days after your surgery and the protective shield when you sleep during the recovery period. Make sure to avoid rubbing your eyes or touching them unless necessary.

A day after cataract surgery, we'll provide a post-operative eye exam to make sure that all is well. Your Lakepointe Center optometrist will further perform a series of follow-up exams in the weeks and months to come. If determined that you require corrective lenses following your cataract surgery, we'll make sure you get the proper prescription.


Cataract Surgery Management FAQs

What are side effects of cataract surgery?

While side effects are rare, there are some issues that people commonly encounter in the days after surgery, as the eyes heal.

  • Dry eye
  • Feeling that something is in the eye
  • Blurry vision
  • Light sensitivity

If any of these side effects do not subside within a week or two, please contact Wishnow Sugar Vision - Sugar Land.

Can I delay cataract surgery

You can delay cataract surgery, but keep in mind that your vision will likely worsen the longer you put off the procedure.

When is cataract surgery not recommended?

Cataract patients who also have age-related macular degeneration or retinal detachment may not respond well to cataract surgery and the new lens may not correct vision.

Can cataract surgery give me 20/20 vision?

If you had great vision before developing cataracts, it’s likely that cataract surgery will restore your sight. Moreover, the IOL inserted into your eye can be designed to correct refractive errors, providing you with clear vision.


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