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Cataract Light Adjustable Lens

Griffin Eye Center Leads the Way in Cataract Surgery with New Customized Lens

Griffin Eye Center- Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, is on the forefront with the first and only lens that can be customized after cataract surgery. Ophthalmic Surgeon, Neil B. Griffin, M.D., is excited to offer more lens options for cataract surgery with the Light Adjustable Lens™. He stated, “With this lens we are able to fine tune the focus after the surgery. This is especially important for patients who have had previous cornea surgery and want to maximize their freedom from glasses.”

With the RxSight™ Light Adjustable Lens, you can now customize your vision after your eye has healed from cataract surgery. This is because the Light Adjustable Lens is made of a special photosensitive material that changes the shape and power of your implanted lens in response to ultraviolet (UV) light. This gives the ophthalmic surgeon the unique ability to adjust and preview your vision until it meets your personal desires and lifestyle requirements.

The cataract removal and intraocular lens (IOL) implantation procedure is the same as if you selected a non-adjustable IOL. Then, in the weeks that follow, your physician will customize your vision through a series of non-invasive light treatments that take only a few minutes each. You may need 2 to 4 total light treatments over a period of 1 to 2 weeks to reach your vision goals. Once your vision is adjusted, a final light treatment is used to lock in the results.

Ophthalmic Surgeon, Neil B. Griffin, M.D., specializes in cataract, LASIK, and cornea surgery. Doctor Neil Griffin received his medical degree from the University of Alabama School of Medicine where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He served his internship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., and completed his residency at the University of Maryland in Baltimore. He received his highly specialized fellowship in cornea and external disease from the University of Texas in Houston. He is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is also a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

Dr. Griffin is committed to providing world class technology and the most advanced vision diagnostics and surgical technologies.  Griffin Eye Center offers Advanced Cataract Lenses and uses the latest lasers for Laser Vision Correction. Advanced cataract surgery and LASIK consults are available in Myrtle Beach SC, location. Call 843-449-6414 or visit griffineyecenter.com to learn more about your visual freedom options.