Laser Cataract Surgery

A cataract is the clouding of the eye’s natural lens. Symptoms of a cataract include blurry or hazy vision, faded colors, difficulty seeing at night or hyper sensitivity to light.

Having cataracts can be like looking through a very foggy window on a cold winter night, making everyday life a struggle. It is the clouding of the eye’s natural lens, a transparent structure in the eye that helps refract light on the back of the retina. The lens are made of protein and water, but when the proteins clump together a cataract is formed. It is at the age of 55 when most cataracts begin to form.

Surgery to remove cataracts is one of the most commonly performed procedures today. It is also one of the most secure procedures in the world of medicine. It is estimated that there are over 14 million lens implant procedures annually, the major successful.

During laser cataract surgery, your cloudy lens is removed and replaced with a clear lens. You may also qualify to correct your nearsightedness, farsightedness, presbyopia, and/or astigmatism at the same time. Knocking out two procedures in one sitting.

When you experience laser cataract surgery, you will enjoy the benefits of:

  • A bladeless, advanced procedure
  • A comfortable, relaxed setting
  • A premium surgical

 

How exactly laser cataract surgery work?

The laser allows our doctors to create a precise opening in the clouded human lens.  The laser then softens the cataract with precision laser pulses and breaks it into tiny pieces. The new softening technique allows for more gentle removal by nearly or completely eliminating the ultrasound energy required.