Laser Cataract Surgery for Patients in Palm Beach, Miami, Boca Raton, Fort Lauderdale, Sunrise, and Davie, FL

Laser Cataract Surgery for Patients in Palm Beach, Miami, Boca Raton, Fort Lauderdale, Sunrise, and Davie, FL

To create the most precise incisions possible, Dr. Andrew Shatz uses laser cataract surgery. The LenSx cataract laser, after making the incision, will be used to cut the cataract into small pieces. Laser cataract surgery replaces blades and reduces the need for ultrasound energy. This type of surgery is called femtosecond laser technology. It is a cataract procedure performed without blades. Its accuracy has never been seen before. If you are from Palm Beach, Miami, Boca Raton, Fort Lauderdale, ...

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Cataract Surgeon for Boca Raton, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Palm Beach, Parkland, and Plantation

Cataract Surgeon for Boca Raton, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Palm Beach, Parkland, and Plantation

When you have been diagnosed with cataracts, which is the opacification of the clear lens, which creates decreased vision, the next step is visiting with our cataract surgeon to discuss your options. Our cataract surgeon sees patients from Boca Raton, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Palm Beach, Parkland, Plantation, and the surrounding areas, and provides an examination to determine if you have cataracts, offer options to correct your vision, and perform the cataract surgery. Dr. Andrew Shatz has a goal...

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Clear Lens Extraction for Patients in Fort Lauderdale, Plantation, Palm Beach, Boca Raton, Davie, and Parkland

Clear Lens Extraction for Patients in Fort Lauderdale, Plantation, Palm Beach, Boca Raton, Davie, and Parkland

If you are in your late 40’s and suffer from nearsightedness, farsightedness, or presbyopia, you should think about clear lens extraction. This surgery is also good for those who are younger and need to wear reading glasses. During this surgery, the failing natural lens is replaced with an intraocular lens implant. This replacement will improve your vision. Patients in Fort Lauderdale, Plantation, Palm Beach, Boca Raton, Davie, and Parkland, who can no longer focus when reading, should conside...

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Cataract Doctor for Boca Raton, Miami, Palm Beach, Plantation, Parkland and Davie

Cataract Doctor for Boca Raton, Miami, Palm Beach, Plantation, Parkland and Davie

When you have been dealing with changing eyeglass prescriptions and driving at night becomes difficult, it’s time to visit your cataract doctor, for an exam. When faced with cataracts, the cataract doctor will discover that the natural lens of your eye has changed shape. This causes you to lose focus of near objects. The lens is no longer clear and will become a cataract. In addition to night driving difficulty, you may also experience halos, glare, and starbursts around lights. Blurred vision...

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Ophthalmologist for Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Boca Raton, Davie, Sunrise, and Weston, FL

Ophthalmologist for Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Boca Raton, Davie, Sunrise, and Weston, FL

When you are looking for an ophthalmologist, it is important to research credentials, how many patients have been helped, and if they are up to date with the type of services provided. At SightTrust Eye Institute, our board-certified ophthalmologist, Dr. Andrew Shatz, is highly regarded for his work in topical, laser-assisted cataract and refractive lens exchange surgery. He is also well trained to perform clear-corneal cataract surgery, which is also called no stitch surgery and he is highly re...

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Cataract Surgeon in Miami, Palm Beach, Boca Raton, Fort Lauderdale, Plantation, and Weston

Cataract Surgeon in Miami, Palm Beach, Boca Raton, Fort Lauderdale, Plantation, and Weston

Once you’ve visited the eye doctor and have been told you have cataracts, you need to find a cataract surgeon who has the knowledge and experience to take care of you. Dr. Andrew Shatz performs all cataract procedures using the femtosecond laser. This allows him to perform same-day surgery on patients from Miami, Palm Beach, Boca Raton, Fort Lauderdale, and the surrounding areas, who would benefit from this procedure. When choosing a cataract surgeon, it’s important to know how many surgerie...

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Refractive Lens Exchange in Miami, Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Parkland, Plantation, and Sunrise, FL

Refractive Lens Exchange in Miami, Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Parkland, Plantation, and Sunrise, FL

If you suffer from nearsightedness, farsightedness, and or presbyopia, there is a solution for you. Refractive lens exchange, also called clear lens extraction can be the answer to your vision issues. The refractive lens exchange procedure uses an IOL to replace the natural lens. This will improve vision for those who have difficulty with distant vision, intermediate vision, and near vision in Miami, Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Parkland, Plantation, and Sunrise, FL. Refractive Lens Exchange sur...

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Phakic Intraocular Lens for Patients in Miami, Plantation, Sunrise, Boca Raton, Fort Lauderdale and Weston

Phakic Intraocular Lens for Patients in Miami, Plantation, Sunrise, Boca Raton, Fort Lauderdale and Weston

If your distance vision is lacking, but you’ve been told you do not qualify for laser vision correction, it’s time to visit Sighttrust Eye Institute. Dr. Andrew Shatz is a board-certified ophthalmologist with advanced training in phakic intraocular lens implant surgery. This surgery is a replacement for laser vision correction. During this surgery, a contact lens is placed inside the eye, in order to treat hyperopia, myopia, and astigmatism. Those who are not able to have laser correction ca...

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Multifocal Lens for Patients in Boca Raton, Weston, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Plantation, and Sunrise, FL

Multifocal Lens for Patients in Boca Raton, Weston, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Plantation, and Sunrise, FL

There are many benefits to a multifocal or trifocal lens such as improved vision, whether at near, far or mid-range distances. Seeing both near and far becomes your new norm. A multifocal lens procedure provides long term results, and usually does not require any upkeep. If patients in Boca Raton, Weston, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Plantation and Sunrise have cataracts, the multifocal lens can replace lenses that appear cloudy. This procedure also works for patients experiencing myopia, hyperopia, ...

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Intraocular Lens Surgery for Patients in Miami, Boca Raton, Palm Beach, and Fort Lauderdale

Intraocular Lens Surgery for Patients in Miami, Boca Raton, Palm Beach, and Fort Lauderdale

Intraocular lens surgery becomes necessary when cataracts cause the natural lens to become worn out. You’ll know it’s time to visit an ophthalmologist when you begin to see starburst patterns, halos or glare when you are looking at lights. Reading also becomes difficult due to blurred vision. Putting off intraocular lens surgery will lead you to give up night driving, or stop doing something you love, such as reading. To regain your eyesight without blurred vision or halos, meet with our oph...

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