“How Long Does Cataract and Lens Replacement Surgery Take?”

“How Long Does Cataract and Lens Replacement Surgery Take?”

Cataract surgery is quick and painless.  Patients hear that statement regularly and doctors assume it provides all the reassurance they need.  To be sure, there is something to be said about a procedure that can be performed in a short time.  A fast treatment suggests little risk and downtime. But we don’t want to trivialize cataract and lens surgery.  This is a vision- and life-changing procedure that can permanently eliminate your need for glasses, and requires state-of-the-art technolog...

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“What will my restrictions be after surgery, and when can I go back to work?”

“What will my restrictions be after surgery, and when can I go back to work?”

Laser cataract and refractive lens procedures are safe and painless, and usually have little downtime.  Vision may be “foggy” for the first day or so, but most people can resume the majority of their daily activities almost immediately.  In fact, people are usually able to get back to work within a few days! We ask that patients avoid submerging their faces in water or expose themselves to dusty environments for 7 days, although you may shower with the eyes closed and the shower aimed at y...

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