2323 Wirt Road (713) 722-7100 | 6200 Bellaire Blvd (713) 270-5177


What is a Cataract?

With the formation of a cataract, activities like reading, bowling, or driving can be difficult. Fortunately, vision can be restored quickly, allowing the patient to return home within a few hours. With new advances in cataract surgery, vision improvement begins almost immediately, and an eye patch isn't even needed.
   
WHAT IS A CATARACT? WHAT IS A CATARACT?
 
So What is a Cataract? A Cataract is the clouding of the lens of the eye. (See above animation) Normally, light passes through the clear lens and is focused onto the Retina. However, the natural aging process can cause the lens to become cloudy. The Cataract or cloudy lens blocks the passage of light through the eye and causes distorted or blurred vision, glare, or difficulty seeing in poor lighting conditions.

Cataract surgery is the most common operation in the world. In the United States, more than 2.7 million procedures are performed annually. (National Institutes of Health)

There are 20.5 million cases of early cataracts among Americans aged 40 and older, and 50 percent of people older than 65 have developed significant cataracts. (National Institutes of Health)
 
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2323 Wirt Road Hours:
Mon. Tue 10:00 -6:00
Wed. 1:00 - 6:00
Thu Fri. 10:00 - 6:00
Sat. 9:15 - 4:15
 
6200 Bellaire Blvd Hours:
Mon. Tue 9:15 -6:00
Wed. 11:45 - 6:00
Thu. Fri. 9:15 - 6:00
Sat. 9:15 - 4:15
Sun. 11:00 - 5:00





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Since 1986, The Eyeglass Shop has been the leader and preferred provider of quality vision care products and personalized optometric services to our patients in Houston and the surrounding areas.

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Bellaire Location - 6200 Bellaire Blvd. Houston, TX 77081 Phone: (713) 270-5177
Wirt Rd. Location - 2323 Wirt Rd. Houston, TX 77055 Phone: (713) 722-7100

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