Cataract Surgery

How do I know when I’m ready for cataract surgery?

Cataract surgery

Cataract surgery is necessary when cataracts stop you from doing the things you want or need to do — like driving, reading, or watching TV. If you are considering cataract surgery, it might help to know the following:

  • Cataract surgery is the most common operation performed in the US, and also one of safest and most effective.
  • Cataract surgery is an outpatient surgery in which the eye’s cloudy lens is removed and replaced with an artificial lens. Under normal circumstances, you can resume your normal life within the week after surgery (usually within a day or two).
  • Standard cataract surgery is accepted by most insurance plans.
  • Contact Grand Rapids Ophthalmology (GRO) to learn more. Our team of expert surgeons performs cataract surgery in a CMS certified and AAAHC accredited ambulatory surgery center using the most up to date surgical techniques. In addition to standard surgery, we also offer Optimized Cataract Surgery Plans that reduce the need for glasses after surgery.