Fortunately, cataracts are not life threatening so most people have plenty of time to decide about cataract surgery. However, we cannot make your decision for you, but talking with us can help in your decision. Together, we can ascertain how your cataract affects your vision and your life. If any of the below applies to you, then please contact us for a consultation. The most obvious symptoms may include: » I need to drive, but I see too much glare from the sun or headlights. » I do not see well enough to do my best at work. » I do not see well enough to do the things I need to do at home. » I have trouble trying to read, watch TV, sew, play cards, etc. » I am afraid I will bump into something or fall. » Because of my cataract, I am not as independent as I desire. » My glasses do not help me see well enough. » My eyesight interferes with many of my daily functions. » You may also have other specific problems that we will discuss with you.