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Cataract Treatment in Chicago, IL

Cataract Management at Big City Optical

As we age, the natural lens inside of the eye will eventually stiffen and start to cloud. This clouding is known as a cataract. At Big City Optical, we have the cutting-edge technology and expert staff of eye doctors and opticians required to effectively manage your condition and offer you the relief you deserve. With our high tech, high accuracy, high precision approach, we’ll make sure your vision and eye health stay protected.

Close-up shot of a patient's eye with cataract.<br />

What Are Cataracts?

Cataracts are a common age-related condition where the natural lens becomes cloudy, leading to decreased vision. In the early stages, the visual impairment caused by cataracts can often be managed with the help of prescription eyeglasses or better lighting. However, as the cataracts progress, vision becomes more significantly impaired, at which point surgery becomes necessary. Surgery involves replacing the clouded lens with an artificial one to restore the patient’s vision.

Symptoms of Cataracts

If you’re experiencing any of the following symptoms, it’s important to schedule an appointment with your eye doctor as soon as possible:

  • Blurry or cloudy vision
  • Difficulty seeing at night
  • Sensitivity to light and glare
  • Seeing “halos” around lights
  • Frequent prescription changes
  • Dull or yellowing colors
  • Double vision in one eye
Man holding his eyeglasses while looking at his phone.
Woman receiving a diagnosis for cataracts.

Our Cataracts Diagnosis & Management

At Big City Optical, our state-of-the-art diagnostic tools excel at detecting early signs of cataracts, ensuring timely intervention. These advanced technologies also help us create the most effective, precise management plan for your specific condition. If surgery is needed, we’ll work closely with the area’s top surgeons to streamline your care before, during, and after the procedure, ensuring the best possible outcome for you and your eye health.

Why Choose Us for Cataract Treatment?

At Big City Optical, we’re known for excellence in cataract treatment and surgery co-management. All of our 17 locations across Chicago are equipped with the latest technology and are staffed by compassionate experts who are committed to providing the best targeted eye care. We work closely with you to understand your unique needs, ensuring that our treatment and co-management strategies match your vision needs and lifestyle.