Cataract treatments are usually very effective and have become one of the most frequently performed procedures in the USA. If you are considering cataract treatment to improve your vision, you can trust our expert team of ophthalmologists to provide you with the safest and most reliable procedure available.
who we are
A cataract surgeon is a surgeon trained in the art of removing the natural lens of the eye and replacing it with an intraocular lens.
what we treat
We are able to provide spectacle independence in most cases through the use of astigmatism and presbyopia correcting intraocular lenses.
where to find us
A clouding of the normally clear lens of the eye.
Traditionally, cataracts are removed using an ultrasound handpiece. Lasers can be used to assist in cataract removal, however no studies have shown their benefit over traditional ultrasound to date.
This varies by surgeon. Time can range from less than 10 minutes to longer for routine surgery depending on the skill set of the surgeon.
Cataract surgery should not be painful. In most cases, a sedating medication is administered so the patient is in a twilight. In addition, a local numbing medication is placed in the eye so the patient does not feel pain.
There are options to decrease or greatly eliminate the need for glasses or contact lenses after cataract surgery. To determine the options available to you, a consultation with a cataract surgeon is needed.