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….It’s one of the safest medical procedures, with 98-99% success rate.  It’s a 10-15 minute procedure that gives you back your bright, clear, colorful vision. Call it your ‘joie’ de vivre’. Cataract surgery brings the vision and lifestyle back whether it’s golf, crafts, hunting,  sports or sewing.  Now, with the laser assisted cataract surgery you…
  Vision correction after Cataract Surgery is typically achieved through the implantation of a permanent artificial intraocular lens. The implanted lens replaces the clouded lens which is known as a cataract. In most cases, those patients who have the traditional or monofocal type lens implanted will likely need glasses for reading or close up work….
Some patients may not be good candidates for Laser Vision Correction to reduce their need for glasses and contact lenses. It could be that the cornea isn’t the correct shape or thickness or the attempted correction is too great to do with laser on the cornea. Some people have early cataracts in the 50’s and…
Every eye has a unique size and shape. The CATALYS® Laser System’s advanced 3D imaging technology builds a3D map of each eye and tailors the treatment to that map. This enables Koby Karp Doctors Eye Institute surgeons to create a customized treatment plan that matches the uniqueness of each eye. This treatment plan is then…
How Laser makes it even better Over the last few years there has been an innovation in the use of lasers during cataract surgery. To understand how this changes surgery you must first understand non-laser cataract surgery. CURRENT SURGERY The first step is to make a few small incisions with a blade so that the…
Early cataract surgery may be just what you need. Perhaps you are over 50 years old and have thought about LASIK, laser vision correction, to reduce your need for contact lenses and glasses. Maybe you were told that you are not really a good candidate for laser vision correction. Mild cataracts may be starting, you…
Correction for astigmatism – Limbal Relaxing Incisions (LRI) Astigmatism is an irregularity in the shape of the cornea. There are degrees of astigmatism that may cause blurred vision even after the cataract surgery has been performed. Low to moderate astigmatism may be corrected by Limbal Relaxing Incisions (LRI) or a Toric IOL. In LRI, incisions…
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