SIOUX FALLS, S.D., June 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Prevent Blindness America has declared June as Cataract Awareness Month. Cataracts are the leading cause of vision loss in the United States and are the leading cause of blindness in the world. There are 24 million Americans over the age of 40 who are affected by cataracts.
Even though cataracts are so prevalent, they are very simple to treat. Vance Thompson Vision in Sioux Falls and Fargo offers a broad range of treatment options to give patients visual freedom after cataract surgery. Cataracts require surgery to remove the deteriorated lens and replace it with an artificial lens.
Over 3 million Americans undergo cataract surgery annually, making it one of the most common surgeries in the United States.
"We offer our patients a broad range of options for their cataract surgery," says Dr. Vance Thompson. "You can have your cataract removed and reduce your need for glasses or contacts with the same surgery. We have many options to give you visual freedom."
Most people can resume normal activities fairly rapidly. It is one of the most effective surgeries and is completed in about 15-20 minutes.
Vance Thompson Vision, Sioux Falls, SD and Fargo, ND, is a world-class refractive surgery center and research institute. Vance Thompson Vision provides and participates in developing the world's most exceptional technologies to improve outcomes in surgical care; all while creating a patient experience that is second to none. With more than 100,000 procedures, more than 80 FDA monitored clinical trials, and having traveled the world to advance the learning of providers everywhere, Vance Thompson Vision is the standard in quality and innovation. For more information on the international reputation of the doctors that lead studies such as this one visit the biographies of Dr. Vance Thompson, Dr. Alison Tendler, Dr. John Berdahl, Dr. Michael Greenwood, Dr. Doug Wallin, Dr. Keith Rasmussen, Dr. Justin Schweitzer, Dr. Jason Schmit, and Dr. Mitch Ibach.
Matt Jensen, CEO
Vance Thompson Vision
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