We believe that a well-informed patient is key to successful vision correction surgery.
Dr. Robert Maloney believes that a well-informed patient is key to successful vision correction surgery. He wants to be sure that you fully understand what you can expect from your procedure you choose.
He wants to help you care for and preserve your eyesight in the best way possible. Here, you can find the information that you need to help you make informed choices about health care for your eyes.
Causes and Risk Factors
Diabetes mellitus is probably the most highly publicized source of cataracts that form due to disease. People with higher-than-normal blood-sugar levels, even if they are not diabetic, are also at risk for cataracts.
There are dozens of other illnesses that can lead to cataract formation, including hypertension and thyroid disorders.
Traumatic Cataracts »