Cataract Surgery Wilmington DE

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Chi-Lun Wang, MD
(302) 655-1500
1700 Wawaset St Ste 200
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1978
Hospital
Hospital: Christiana Care -Wilmington, Wilmington, De

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Robison D Harley, MD FACS
(302) 654-2286
2401 Pennsylvania Ave Apt 704
Wilmington, DE
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Pennsylvania
Graduation Year: 1936

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Jeffrey Bruce Minkovitz, MD
(302) 652-3353
1207 N Scott St
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ma Med Sch, Worcester Ma 01655
Graduation Year: 1990

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David Clayton Larned, MD
(302) 645-2300
2300 Pennsylvania Ave Ste 3A
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Cornell Univ Med Coll, New York Ny 10021
Graduation Year: 1977
Hospital
Hospital: Christiana Hosp, Newark, De
Group Practice: Robinson & Cook Eye Surgical

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Charles Raymond Rickards, MD
(302) 652-3353
1207 North Scott 3
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Temple Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19140
Graduation Year: 1963

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Gregory Dornell Hall, MD
(302) 656-5123
2323 Pennsylvania Ave Ste 3
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Temple Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19140
Graduation Year: 1972
Hospital
Hospital: St Francis Hosp, Wilmington, De
Group Practice: Pennsylvania Avenue Eye Care

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Michael Bayard Vincent, MD
(302) 656-3310
1711 Woodlawn Ave
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1979
Hospital
Hospital: St Francis Hosp, Wilmington, De; Christiana Care -Wilmington, Wilmington, De

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Dr.Temidayo Olurin
(302) 654-4800
1403 North Rodney Street
Wilmington, DE
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ibadan, Coll Of Med, Ibadan, Oyo, Nigeria
Year of Graduation: 1989
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Hospital: St Francis Hosp, Wilmington, De
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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1.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Paula Chilin Ko, MD
(302) 652-3353
1207 N Scott St
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1989
Hospital
Hospital: St Francis Hosp, Wilmington, De
Group Practice: Eye Physicians & Surgeons

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Dr.Paula Ko
(302) 652-3353
1207 N Scott St
Wilmington, DE
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1989
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Hospital: St Francis Hosp, Wilmington, De
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.5, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Cataract Eye Surgery Treatment

Once your eye doctor has diagnosed a cataract that is affecting your vision, using surgery to remove the cloudy lens is the only way to treat it. In small -incision surgery, a very small opening of about an eighth of an inch is made in the eye, and an ultrasound instrument breaks the cataract into small pieces and then removes them. Once a permanent, clear, artificial lens implant is then inserted inside the eye in place of the natural lens to help focus light. A stitch may or may not be used to close the small opening in the eye at the end of the operation. Your eye surgeon performs this extremely delicate surgery with a powerful magnifying microscope.

What To Expect Before And During Cataract Surgery:

Once you and your eye doctor have decided to have your cataract removed, your eye will be measured in the office for the new artificial implant. Your surgery will usually be an outpatient or same-day surgery, meaning that if your surgery goes well, you will come to the hospital the day of the surgery and go home after the operation on the same day. You will be asked not to eat or drink after midnight the night before your surgery to avoid having an upset stomach during your surgery.

Most patients are not put completely to sleep for cataract surgery, but instead may be given intravenous sedation to relax, as well as numbing eye drops or a numbing injection around the eye. During the surgery, you may hear your surgeon speak or the sound of instruments working, and you may see bright lights and changing colors, but you will not see the details of the actual surgery. Near the end, the microscope light may become very bright as your lens implant is fitted inside your eye ...

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Cataract Symptoms and Treatments

A cataract is a natural clouding of the normally clear lens inside the eye that occurs with age. Light must pass through the lens to reach the retina, and a cataract makes the vision hazy. Cataracts are part of the aging process and are found in over 75% of people over the age of 70. The lens is clear at birth, but with time it becomes hazier and more yellow or brown. Cataracts are one of the most common causes of treatable, reversible vision loss.

The most common type of cataract is an age-related cataract. Much less commonly, cataracts can be present at birth, these are called congenital cataracts. A cataract that forms as a result of an eye injury is a traumatic cataract. Certain medical conditions (such as diabetes) and certain medicines (such as steroids) can impossible to predict how quickly a cataract will progress. In most cases, cataracts do not cause permanent damage to the eye besides affecting the vision. However, rare cases of extremely advanced cataracts may result in inflammation or high eye pressure.

Symptoms You May Experience:
Your vision may gradually become blurred over months or years and you may notice sensitivity to light or glare. Poor night vision, difficulty driving, and needing brighter light to read are common symptoms of cataracts. Some people also experience double vision in one eye, fading or yellowing of colors, or frequent eyeglass prescription changes, especially after years of stable vision. Cataracts may cause some people to no longer need their eyeglasses as the cataract changes the way the eye refracts, or bends, light (known as "second sight"). Cataracts are so named (the word means "waterfall") because having a cataract may give the impression of looking through the mist or fog from a waterfall. Cataracts are typically painless ...

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