Making sure that you get the proper care is essential, especially when you are at risk for particular diseases or conditions, but especially so if you already have one that needs constant management and treatment. When it comes to eye conditions, it is essential that people get the routine care and that all options for treatment are explored. In terms of cataract treatment, treatment often depends on the severity of the issue and how much it has progressed. Shannon Chandler, O.D. can help when it comes to providing routine eye exams for cataracts and can also provide co-management for Las Vegas cataract surgery that you may need.
Cataracts occur when the lenses of the eyes becomes cloudy over time. As the lenses progressively becomes cloudier it also becomes more difficult to see through them. Early on, cataracts often exhibit symptoms similar to progressing nearsightedness, and are treated in the same way. Cataracts can be treated with prescribing stronger prescription eyeglass lenses as they get worse, to a certain point. In some cases, cataracts may progress much quicker than regular cases of nearsightedness. Everyone will eventually develop cataracts due to age, but people who have diabetes, have experienced eye trauma in the past, or take certain medications may be more likely to develop cataracts at a younger age. Shannon Chandler, O.D. can help detect and monitor cataracts early on and eventually provide you with a referral to a Las Vegas cataract surgeon when required. After the surgery, she can help oversee your recovery.
If you have cataracts or are at risk for developing them, then Shannon Chandler, O.D. is here to provide you with cataract care as well as co-management for Las Vegas cataract surgery.