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Eye Surgery and Aerosols

Eye surgeries are among the safest procedures in the world. They are also the most common, with over 4 million cataract and lens implant surgeries and nearly 1 million laser vision correction procedures performed annually in the United States alone. Laser cataract and lens surgery unites the two technologies...

“Are there any alternatives to cataract surgery?”

Cataracts are an inevitable part of life.  They usually begin developing in the 50s, and if we live long enough we will ultimately need them removed.  Fortunately, cataract surgery is an amazing procedure:  we can replace the “worn out” lens with an implant that can provide excellent distance and...

“What are my options if I have astigmatism?”

Cataract surgery is one of the most successful procedures.  It has become so precise over the years that it is now being used as a method to permanently correct vision.  People with nearsightedness, farsightedness, and/or presbyopia (the need to wear reading glasses) can have this procedure as an alternative...




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