Dealing with Cataracts with Help from Eye Doctors

Your son calls you on a Saturday morning, asking you to babysit your two adorable grandkids for the entire weekend as he and his wife need to attend to matters out of state. As a doting grandmother, you would be more than happy to oblige. The problem is, ever since last week, you’ve been experiencing vision problems, so you tell your son that you may not be a good fit for the rush job.

You may already be suffering from a condition known as cataract, where the eye lens become cloudy when they should be clear. Making an appointment with eye doctors in Durham is the first step to determine whether you have cataracts or not. It will be good if you can ask your son or a friend to accompany you during your visit to the eye doctor.

Once at the medical facility, it is important to divulge to the eye doctor all the things that you have experienced that relate to your vision, such as when the symptoms began and how bad they get. It is also important to reveal the current medications you are taking so the eye doctor can deduce whether these have an effect on your condition or not. Once the eye doctor has done the necessary tests and gathered the necessary information, he will recommend a treatment plan for you.

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