Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery: Advanced Precision, Accelerated Recovery

Laser assisted cataract surgery The most profound benefits of laser-assisted cataract surgery are greater precision and the potential for a quicker recovery. Cataracts are commonplace. An estimated 24 million Americans are affected by this eye condition, the leading cause of blindness globally. The 4 million annual cataract surgeries performed in the US speak to the prominence of the procedure. Today, cataract surgery options have expanded as newer, precision lasers can now improve and accelerate the outcomes for many patients. Why are ophthalmologists excited about laser-assisted cataract surgery? Let’s look at the benefits.

Increased Accuracy

Laser-assisted cataract surgery utilizes a precise and customized laser that is carefully calibrated to your unique eye structure, guided by cutting-edge eye imaging technology. With this advanced level of control, your cataract surgery can achieve even more precise results compared to traditional manual techniques. This level of precision significantly enhances the outcomes for numerous patients while enhancing the overall safety of the procedure.

Addresses Specific Eye Conditions

Individuals who may benefit most from laser-assisted cataract surgery are those with particular eye care requirements, including astigmatism and hard or dense cataracts. Laser-assisted cataract surgery offers the added benefit of correcting astigmatism alongside its precise procedure. The laser can also help facilitate the removal of dense or hard cataracts by pre-softening them. Moreover, if you require specific intraocular lenses or have undergone prior eye surgery, laser-assisted cataract surgery might be a more suitable option due to its enhanced precision.

Accelerates Recovery

While every patient is different, many experience a smoother and quicker recovery with laser-assisted cataract surgery than traditional or manual cataract surgery due to its high accuracy and reduced need for ultrasound energy. Lower energy means less eye stress, which can mitigate inflammation and swelling after surgery.

Explore Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery in Wilmington, NC

If you’re ready to learn more about your options for cataract surgery that uses advanced technology and can accelerate recovery, reach out to us at Cape Fear Cataract & Cornea in Wilmington, NC. Call 910-769-4590 or contact us here to schedule an appointment with Dr. Brian Groat.

At Cape Fear Cataract & Cornea, we understand the importance of providing you with a range of payment options for advanced cataract surgery technologies. Our team is here to assist you every step of the way. We work with all major insurance carriers, and we also offer financing options through Care Credit.

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