Archives for June 2017

Cataract Surgery: Laser vs. Traditional

Cataract Surgery: Laser vs. Traditional

Comparing Methods for Cataract Surgery

Cataract surgery is one of the most commonly performed surgical procedures in the world, with generally safe and effective outcomes. At Giliberti Eye and Laser Center we offer patients many options that will tailor the cataract procedure to best fit their needs. This not only includes different options of intraocular lens (IOL) implants, but also the opportunity to take advantage of advanced technology and a revolutionary laser that improves safety, accuracy, and clinical outcomes!

At Giliberti Eye and Laser Center, we specialize in laser cataract surgery using the OptiMedica Catalys® Laser System and the LenSx® Laser System. These systems create a customized surgical experience using a femtosecond laser, 3-D technology, and specialty software. This technology advances the cataract removal process, allows for greater precision than traditional cataract surgery, and is the most advanced technique available today!
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June

June - Cataract Awareness Month

June is Cataract Awareness Month!

Approximately 25 million Americans have cataracts, which is one of the leading causes of blindness in the United States. Cataracts may cause cloudy, blurry, or dim vision and often develops with advancing age. If not treated, cataracts can lead to blindness. In addition, the longer cataracts are left untreated, the more difficult it can be to successfully remove the cataract and restore vision. During Cataract Awareness Month in June, Giliberti Eye and Laser Center and the American Academy of Ophthalmology reminds the public that early detection and treatment of cataracts is critical to preserving sight!
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