William S Goldstein, MD Blog

Macular Degeneration and IOL Choice

July 3, 2018 — by William Goldstein
Tags: Macular Degeneration Iol Intraocular Lens Cataract

New IOL's (intraocular lenses) for cataract surgery can protect the eye from UV and blue light that can cause progression of macular degeneration

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Advanced IOL Cataract Techniques

May 14, 2018 — by William Goldstein
Tags: Iol S Intraocular Lens Laser Cataract Surgery

Lens implant technology evolves rapidly in the area of laser cataract surgery. Pre-Loaded lens implants are a new addition to simplify their use.

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Foldable Lens Implants for Cataract Surgery

April 12, 2018 — by William Goldstein
Tags: Iol S Intraocular Lens Laser Cataract Surgery

Foldable lens implants for laser cataract surgery have advantages involving smaller incisions and astigmatism correction.

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Sutured IOL's to replace cataracts

March 28, 2018 — by William Goldstein
Tags: Iol S Intraocular Lens Laser Cataract Surgery

Sutured IOL's may be needed in rare instances where a standard lens implant cannot be placed.

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Better Than 20/20 Vision After Cataract Surgery

February 11, 2013 — by William Goldstein
Tags: Cataract Surgery Cataract Surgeon In Detroit Intraocular Lens Better Than 2020 Vision

The focusing ability of the eye is measured in diopters. Cataract surgeries usually remove the natural lens of the eye and this causes the eye to lose around 18 diopters, which is equivalent to one-third of the eye’s ability to focus. This loss is usually compensated by the cataract surgeon through implantation of an artificial intraocular lens (IOL).

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