Frequently Asked Questions

At Makris Vision Group, we are here to help with any questions you may have. Click on the question to view a video answer. If your question is not listed here, contact us!

About Cataracts

 

Why do you get cataracts?

Are there different types of cataracts?

What happens if cataracts go untreated?

How fast do cataracts grow?

Do cataracts grow back?

Can you prevent cataracts?

What are the symptoms of cataracts?

 

About Cataract Surgery

 

Is cataract surgery major surgery?

Is cataract surgery painful?

Is cataract surgery covered by insurance?

When should I have cataract surgery?

What implant should I choose for my cataract surgery?

Do you perform surgery on both eyes at once?

What is the success rate of cataract surgery?

Can you get cataract surgery too early?

How do you decide which eye to perform cataract surgery on first?

Does cataract surgery cure astigmatism?

Is cataract surgery the same as lens replacement surgery?

What kind of lens implant is used in cataract surgery?

Are there any new developments in cataract surgery?

 

After Cataract Surgery

 

How long does it take to heal after cataract surgery?

Do I have to wear glasses after cataract surgery?

Do I have to wear sunglasses after cataract surgery?

How should I sleep after cataract surgery?

Why is my vision cloudy after cataract surgery?

Does eye pressure increase after cataract surgery?

Are there side effects to cataract surgery?

Can I watch TV after cataract surgery?

What restrictions are there after cataract surgery?

Will I be awake during cataract surgery?

What should I expect after cataract surgery?

 

General Eye Health Questions

 

What diseases can an ophthalmologist detect?

Can you detect diabetes in an eye exam?

Does exercise lower eye pressure and glaucoma risk?

Why does everything seem blurry, hazy, and less colorful in general?

Does eye strain from reading cause damage to the eyes?

What effect does increased screen time have on children’s eyes?

What kind of UV protection do I need in my sunglasses?

Why do my eyes feel tired after extended periods of using my computer or phone?

Are anti-glare screens beneficial to long term eye health?

I like going to Makris Vision Group because it is very convenient for my busy schedule. When I have appointments they go really fast and they always run on schedule. Also, creating a new appointment is super easy and the front office staff is really nice to me every time. I like that they call … Continue reading Grace T.

Grace T.

Makris Vision Group is a great place for me to go because they do everything in one building. I have terrible eyes, so I have done it all here. I get general eye exams, I have gotten eye surgery before, plus it is nice that I can get my glasses and contacts here as well. … Continue reading Maxwell B.

Maxwell B.

After 60+ years of extreme nearsightedness, I can now see almost 20/20 thanks to my cataract surgery by Dr. Makris. No more glasses or contact lenses; the freedom is great. The entire process was painless as well as professional. I can’t recommend them enough!

Victoria R.