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Cataract & Primary Eye Care Service

Wills Eye Care
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CATARACT & PRIMARY EYE CARE SERVICE

The Cataract & Primary Eye Care Service (CPEC) of Wills Eye Hospital provides comprehensive eye care and treatment of patients with conditions that affect vision and ocular health including eye examinations and evaluation and surgical care for cataracts.

 
 

Getting the Care You Need

 

About Cataracts

About Cataracts

Nearly everyone will develop cataracts at some point. Typically, a cataract needs to be removed only when vision loss interferes with your everyday activities, such as driving or watching TV.

Cataract is the term used to describe a clouding of the natural lens of the eye.
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At middle age, many people begin to notice difficulty with their reading vision.
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Researchers suspect that there are several causes of cataract, such as diabetes.
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Symptoms of early cataract may be improved, e..g, new eyeglasses. Otherwise, surgery is the only effective treatment.
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There are two types of cataract surgery. Your doctor can explain the differences and help determine which is better for you.
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Cataract surgery is one of the safest and most common surgeries performed today and is most often done as an outpatient procedure.
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Meet Wills Eye Cataract & Primary Eye Care Doctors

Clinic Hours:
Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. — 4:30 p.m.

Location:
Wills Eye Hospital
840 Walnut Street, Suite 1230
Philadelphia PA 19107

Phone: (215) 928-3041
Fax: (215) 928-3225

Director:Douglas M. Wisner, MD
Co-Director and Medical Director: Christina McGowan, MD
Co-Director: Janine Tabas, MD

 

 

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