Southeast Connecticut Eye Care, LLC

Cataract Patients

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Frequently Asked Questions

Click here for answers to common questions about cataracts. If you're seeing us for a consultation, it helps to read this before your visit. Definitely read it before your preoperative appointment. Write down any further questions you have, so you can discuss them with the doctor.

Videos

Watch these videos to get a better understanding of cataract surgery, its potential benefits, risks of the procedure, and lens options.

Patient Experiences

To see what other patients experienced for their surgery, click here. You can see what other patients wrote about their cataract surgery. These are not endorsements, but rather notes they have written to you describing the experience of surgery.

Risks

The vast majority of patients who have cataract surgery see better afterwards and are happy they did it. It's important to know, though, that there are real risks to the surgery. You must understand and accept these risks before you have surgery.

Forms

Before your pre-operative appointment, please fill out the patient medical history and the consent for surgery form, and read the surgery center booklet.

Lens Choices and Costs

Learn about the various lens options and prices we charge for them.

Drop Instructions

Information on what drops we typically use around the time of surgery. If the doctor prescribed different ones, follow the doctor's instructions.

Patient to Patient form

If you've had surgery, please fill out this form and give it to a staff member, or mail it to our office at 1041 Poquonnock Road, Groton, CT 06340. We want to know the good, the bad, and the ugly about your experience. This is not for advertising, but rather a way to communicate your experience to other patients. That way they can make an informed decision about whether to have the surgery.