The evaluation of the cataracts
By Emma Palova
EW Emma’s Writings
Note: This is the second part in the mini-series about Emma Palova’s journey from near blindness to new eyes with 20/20 vision. It is a story about cataracts that cause blurred vision.
The first part “Eyes set on Dr. Verdier” was published on EW Emma’s Writings http://emmapalova.com on Sept. 6.
Grand Rapids, MI – I was in at the Verdier Eye Center for an evaluation of the cataracts on July 11.
“Sweet,” said Dr. Nate Schlotthauer as he examined my right eye after dilating it with eye drops.
He called in a technician to look at the “perfect” cataract that plagues younger people than 60. Hereditary factors play a role in the fast-moving cataracts, as well as exposure to the sun, and birthdays, according to Schlotthauer.
I could not read the chart with rows of letters during…
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