You only have one set of eyes and choosing to have cataract surgery is an important decision. Most people want to be less dependent on eyeglasses after cataract surgery. Advanced cataract surgery allows your surgeon to tailor your procedure with the goal of reducing your dependency on glasses or contact lenses. During your procedure, your surgeon will use the most advanced technology available, including premium intraocular lenses and the laser with an advanced 3-D modeling technology.
The laser’s imaging takes a more intelligent approach to cataract surgery. With the laser’s imaging, your surgeon can see everything inside your eye in greater detail. This allows the surgeon to plan the surgery better, to precisely soften the cataract in preparation for removal, and to ensure the appropriate condition for the most accurate placement of your intraocular lens. It is the laser’s precision, imaging, and incisions that allow your surgeon to ensure that the cataract is safely removed and that the new intraocular lens is perfectly placed, resulting in better visual outcomes.
Though cataract surgery usually is covered by Medicare and other medical insurance plans, the added costs associated with advanced lens implants are an out-of-pocket expense. Choosing to have cataract surgery today has many options and it is important to carefully discuss all the above with your ophthalmologist prior to making such an important decision.
Advanced cataract surgery requires special expertise of a cataract surgeon. Dr. Neil Griffin specializes in refractive cataract surgery and was named one of the top cataract surgeons in the US by Precision Eye Center. Dr. 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.
If you are looking for a cataract surgeon or want to know your options for cataract surgery visit griffineyecenter.com or call 888-570-5789.