Cataract surgery is a safe, effective treatment option for those struggling with cataracts. The Crozer Health Surgery Center at Brinton Lake is equipped with the LenSx® Laser System, an advanced, precision-based tool that uses unique software to obtain an incredibly precise, high-resolution image of eyes. This imagery helps surgeons to customize procedures for each patient.
Surgeons use images from a high-resolution microscope to plan and perform surgery to exacting specifications that are not attainable with traditional surgery. Patients who select the LenSx laser for having their cataracts removed will see a faster recovery, enhanced comfort, better outcomes and fewer complications post-surgery compared to traditional surgery.
The LenSx laser may not be appropriate for all patients, so patients are encouraged to speak with their ophthalmologist about their options. Physicians will take into account many aspects of your eye health as well as general health and lifestyle preferences.
What are Cataracts?
Cataracts are one of the most common problems that can affect your vision. A cataract is a clouding of the natural lens inside your eye. For those with cataracts, sharp images become blurred, bright colors become dull and seeing at night can become more difficult. By age 80, more than half of all Americans either have a cataract or have had cataract surgery, according to the National Eye Institute.