Home > Eye care > Cataract Surgery Get the Flash Player to see this player. Rate: (Click the stars to rate) Published on Sep 20, 2009 by TCrowley, Views: 5797 Cataract Surgery. Decreased visual acuity or vision is common as cataracts worsen. As vision changes occur, this may be the time for surgical treatment of cataracts. This includes removal of the cataract and a lens implant. This surgery is fairly painless.