Category: Cataract

When Was Laser Eye Surgery Invented and for What Purpose?

Though the origins of laser eyes surgery date back nearly fifty years, the constant improvements have resulted in less pain, shorter downtime, and increased visual benefits for patients. Understanding Laser Eye Surgery Laser eye surgery has helped millions of people be able to eliminate the need for cumbersome glasses or contacts. There are several types… Read More


Cataract Surgery Recovery: 8 Tips to Minimize Recovery Time

Doctor operating on patients eye for cataract surgery

If you are looking forward to successful cataract surgery in Shreveport, LA, you may wonder how long recovery takes. The great news is that cataract surgery is almost painless, and recovery is seamless with the proper medication. Experienced cataract surgeons Dr. Christopher L. Shelby and Dr. Wyche T. Coleman III recommend the following tips for… Read More


10 Things to Know About Cataract Surgery

A doctor from The Cataract Surgeons approaches a patients eye prepped for a cataract surgery

Cataract surgery is a short but transformative procedure that dramatically enhances the quality of life for patients. Demand for cataract surgery continues to grow across Louisiana and worldwide, with some researchers forecasting growth of up to 144 percent by the year 2036. If you are thinking about having cataract surgery in Shreveport, LA, it is… Read More


Cataract Surgery: Traditional and Laser-Assisted

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About 24.4 million people above 40 years in the U.S. have cataracts. The American Academy of Ophthalmology further estimates that this number will increase by over 80% to hit 45.6 million by 2050. Cataracts result from the build-up of proteins in the eye lens, making it cloudy. Consequently, they cloud the eye and blocks light,… Read More


What are the Benefits of Laser Cataract Surgery?

The Cataract Surgeons performing laser eye surgery

If you’re experiencing cloudy or blurred vision, especially at night, you may have developed a cataract in at least one of your eyes. Other potential symptoms include: Dimmed, muted colors Eyeglass or lens prescriptions require frequent changes A yellow tint to everything you see Increased sensitivity to light Seeing halos around lights Should you leave… Read More


Cataract Surgery: What to Expect Before, During and After

Person with a healthy eye and an unhealthy eye

After reading our blog post about how to prepare for laser cataract surgery, you’ll learn: The best way to prepare for your upcoming surgery What you can expect to experience during your surgery How to take care of yourself afterward to help aid a successful recovery period Cataract surgery is common, safe, and effective. Still,… Read More


Common Cataract Symptoms and When to Visit a Cataract Doctor for an Evaluation

After reading our blog post on the symptoms of a cataract, you’ll learn:     What a cataract is and what causes them to form     What the symptoms of a cataract are and when you should see a doctor about them     Where you can receive high-quality, state-of-the-art eye care from Louisiana’s… Read More


Understanding the Difference Between Traditional and Laser Cataract Surgery

Laser Surgery

After reading our guide on the difference between traditional and laser cataract surgery, you’ll know: What a cataract is, its causes, and potential treatments What happens during traditional cataract surgery What happens during laser cataract surgery As laser technology improves, the risk and performance of new surgical methods have far outpaced their traditional counterparts. Still,… Read More


Cataract Surgery Recovery

Cataract Surgery Recovery

Cataract surgery is a safe, effective procedure that millions of patients receive every year. The recovery process, while short, can be aided by following your doctor’s instructions and some general rules-of-thumb. The Cataract Surgeons help patients throughout Shreveport, Bossier City, Coushatta, and the surrounding Ark-La-Tex to improve their vision through routine exams as well as… Read More


Game-Changer for Cataracts as seen in this month’s Forum magazine -Terrie M. Roberts

Steve Rainey thrilled with everything he sees Soon after his 40th birthday, Steve Rainey, of Atlanta, Texas, says his arms “got too short.” Like so many others, he began wearing glasses but as the years passed, he noticed his eyesight grew progressively worse. The estate and financial planner, now 73, began to have trouble seeing… Read More