Am I a Good Candidate?
Sight is a precious asset. Unfortunately, vision loss and impairment are facts of life. As we age, one of the most common conditions that compromise vision is cataracts. Cataracts cause blurring and clouding, and may make it more difficult for sufferers to live independently.
At Arizona Eye Institute & Cosmetic Laser Center, we offer a range of diagnostic technologies to aid in the detection of cataracts. Dr. Emelio Justo provides consultations with cataract surgery candidates residing in Phoenix, Sun City West, Sun City, Wickenburg and surrounding communities. If you have been diagnosed with cataracts and are considering surgery, or would like to obtain further information on whether you are a suitable candidate, reach out to our practice today. Please take the time to fill out our online form to request an appointment.
Determining the Cause of Visual Impairment
If you have noticed cataract symptoms - blurred or cloudy vision, or difficulty seeing at night - contact our office immediately to undergo a thorough eye examination. If you have not already been tested, early diagnosis allows Dr. Justo to carefully monitor your condition, and discuss appropriate treatment options as cataracts progress. Cataracts develop over a number of years, and constant monitoring can guard against irreversible damage or complications.
Candidacy for Cataract Surgery
Deciding when surgery is right for you is a highly personal choice. In its earliest stages, the effects of cataracts can be offset using conservative treatment methods, like strengthening your glasses or contact lens prescription. Most of our patients begin seriously considering surgery when vision loss impairs their ability to comfortably or safely perform everyday activities, like driving at night.
You are most likely a good candidate for cataract surgery if you:
- Have been diagnosed with cataracts
- Experience moderate to severe visual impairment that is unresponsive to previously recommended treatment
- Have no additional pre-existing eye disorders or diseases, like macular degeneration
- Are in good general health
During an examination with Dr. Justo, you can learn more about whether you are suitable for this safe, effective procedure.
Individualized Treatment Plans
Each member of our team is handpicked for their training and education, and their compassionate approach to care. We focus on patient education, and work cooperatively with our patients to develop realistic expectations. We understand no two eyes are alike, and create truly personalized treatment plans to meet your unique healthcare needs.
Schedule a Consultation Today
Cataracts can take a very serious toll on your vision and your quality of life, but fortunately, there are a range of solutions to help you retain clear, dependable vision. We can help identify the very best solution for your needs.
In addition to specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of cataracts, Dr. Justo offers a range of ocular health and cosmetic enhancement services, including corrective eye surgery, dermal fillers and skin treatments. To schedule an appointment or learn more about any of our available services, reach out to us today using our online contact form.