Cataract Evaluations and Surgery

With roughly three million cataract surgeries being performed each year, cataract surgery is the most common surgery in the United States.  

Please click on the questions below to learn about the symptoms, treatments options, and operative care associated with cataracts. 

​Interesting facts about cataract surgery:

  • In 2017 there were over 3 million cataract surgeries performed in the United States

  • Patients who have undergone cataract surgery are less likely to have a hip fracture. 

  • Patients who have undergone cataract surgery are less likely to be in a car accident.

  • Patients who have undergone cataract surgery have a 40% lower mortality rate than those who did not undergo cataract surgery.