Cataract surgery is the most commonly performed surgery in the United States. It has become safer and more effective than ever. In this Massachusetts General Hospital Blum Center presentation from June 23, 2022, in recognition of Cataract Awareness Month, Dr. Silas Wang discusses what cataracts are, when surgery is needed, and what options are available to patients. He also shares tips and misconceptions on keeping the eyes and vision healthy.
This program is a collaboration between the Maxwell & Eleanor Blum Patient and Family Learning Center at Mass General and Mass Eye and Ear.
The Maxwell & Eleanor Blum Patient and Family Learning Center, commonly known as the Blum Center, is a relaxed and comfortable place for patients, families and friends to find accurate health information with help from trained staff.