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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, Sunrise, Davie, FL, and the surrounding areas, and require laser cataract surgery, reach out to SightTrust Eye Institute.

Laser Cataract Surgery Differs from Traditional Cataract Surgery

Many believe cataract surgery is performed with a laser. The reality is that this quick and painless procedure uses an ultrasound probe. Over 3 million Americans have cataract surgery every year. In typical form of cataract surgery, a steel or diamond blade is used to make incisions in the eye. Once the incision is made, the surgeon will open the capsule around the cataract by using a needle or forceps. The cataract is then broken apart using ultrasound. Using ultrasound energy can cause swelling in the eye, which can blur vision temporarily. By choosing laser cataract surgery, it eliminates eye swelling and blurred vision. Patients from Palm Beach, Miami, Boca Raton, Fort Lauderdale, Sunrise, Davie, FL., and the surrounding areas, who need cataract surgery, should discuss laser cataract surgery with our cataract surgeon.

Trade in Your Eyeglasses for Laser Cataract Surgery

In addition to laser cataract surgery, the LenSx laser can also be used to treat astigmatism. By pairing astigmatism with a multifocal intraocular lens, our cataract surgeon can provide a patient with better vision. This means patients from Palm Beach, Miami, Boca Raton Fort Lauderdale, Sunrise, Davie, FL. and the surrounding areas, will be able to live life without eyeglasses after laser cataract surgery. Laser cataract surgery performed at SightTrust Eye Institute is a newer procedure. We are the first location in Fort Lauderdale and Palm Beach to offer the LenSx all-laser cataract system to patients. We are also one of the first 50 centers in the United States that is providing the LenSx cataract system to patients. SightTrust Eye Institute is proud to offer the most advanced technology available. For more information on laser cataract surgery, visit or call 877-878-7890.

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