Okay, folks. I have been having extremely blurry vision in my left eye. I figured it was time for glasses as I couldn't see near or far with my left eye. I went to the eye doc for a dilated eye exam and was told I have a large cataract on my left eye occluding my vision and a smaller cataract on my right eye that hasn't impaired my vision yet. I was not expecting news like that and I was very scared. There were two cataract surgeons at the eye institute where I go but one is moving out of state and isn't taking new patients. So, my consultation appointment is August 10th with the surgery happening some time after that. Balota will be coming to comfort me, soothe me, hold my hand and take care of me for a few days. I'm going to beg the doc to do both eyes at once so I can just get it over with. I don't think they will but I'm going to see if I can talk them into it. I will have wonderful help at home during that time. I think the recovery time is quite short but I'm not sure. Do any of you have personal experience with cataract surgery? Please share your experiences with me. This is the place I'm having it done. http://www.hauser-ross.com/ Balota and I used to talk about a future of trips to Hawaii, Alaska, cruises, etc. But so far all we've accomplished is colonoscopies and future cataract surgeries. We should have met when we were younger.