Stem cells may someday be used to grow a replacement lens for patient who have had cataract surgery.
Cataract surgery has evolved tremendously in the last 30 years. This article discusses one of the earliest modern techniques.
Foldable lens implants for laser cataract surgery have advantages involving smaller incisions and astigmatism correction.
Complications of cataract surgery can sometimes be avoided by using a special stain on the membrane surrounding the cataract.
At our Laser Eye Care Center, our team discusses abnormal optic nerve shape, and how this anomaly can affect your vision.
Secondary cataracts after the original cataract surgery are fairly common. They can be treated with YAG laser instead of actual surgery.
Sutured IOL's may be needed in rare instances where a standard lens implant cannot be placed.
Laser cataract surgery may have a bigger benefit for a unique type of cataract, the posterior polar cataract.
Laser cataract surgery is the most advanced technique for surgyer, but dry eyes can interfere with recovery of good vision after. Dry eye must be carefully treated before and after surgery.