Technical advances in cataract surgery have recently allowed younger patients to consider a new type of elective procedure: Refractive Lensectomy. This is just like cataract surgery, but the procedure is performed on the clear lens of a younger patient, typically 40-60 years old. The clear lens is removed and replaced with an artificial lens.
In this blog post, I will help you understand why you might be enthusiastic about this, and why you might be cauti
The light adjustable lens, approved by the FDA in 2017 for use in the United States, is an advanced technology intraocular lens that can be adjusted to refine your vision, several weeks after surgery. This adjustment can be important, because the results you get from your cataract surgery are not entirely predictable. Your surgeon is like a professional golfer hitting a putt. Sometimes the ball goes in the hole. Sometimes it misses by a little bit. Cataract surgery is no d