It doesn’t take a long time to choose your surgeon if you know how. The following list of 10 Things You Must Know Before Choosing Your Cataract Surgeon will tell you how. With this list you can decide on an excellent eye surgeon in less time than many people devote to choosing their next car.
One of the most common eye diseases I see is dry eye syndrome. The most common symptom of dry eyes: tearing. The most common response I get when I tell someone with tearing that they have dry eye syndrome: “My eyes can’t be dry. They water all the time.”
Not a week goes by in which I am told by a patient with 100% conviction that her friend had cataract surgery done with a laser. Although it is remotely possible that this conviction is well-founded, I’m going to explain why it’s far more likely that her friend is mistaken.
We’ve all heard that cataract surgery only takes 15 minutes, or 10 minutes, or some other ridiculously small amount of time. And, it is true that a talented cataract surgeon can usually complete a straightforward, uncomplicated cataract surgery (from incision to closure) in 10-15 minutes.
A look at using silicone polymers that could be injected through a small incision into the capsular bag (this holds the IOL in position) where it would then “cure” or harden into the correct shape.