Clear Lens Exchange

The permanent solution to your near- or Farsightedness. CLE is a corrective procedure that eliminates the development of future cataracts.

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Is CLE right for me?

  • Is your vision grainy?
  • Are you nearsighted or farsighted?
  • Do you have an astigmatism?

If you answer “Yes” to any of these questions, you may be a good candidate for CLE. Schedule an eye appointment to discuss CLE options HERE.

What is Clear Lens Exchange (CLE)?

Clear Lens Exchange (CLE) is a surgical vision correction procedure that restores nearsightedness and farsightedness, and eliminates the need for eventual cataract surgery late in life.

“The morning after, I was seeing things in HD. I have new eyes.”

– JON BOESCHE, Mix 106.5 Radio DJ

Why CLE? See Jon’s journey to clear vision

Frequently Asked Questions

If I have an astigmatism, can I have clear Lens Exchange (CLE)?

In nearly all cases, yes. However, we recommend that you come in for a consultation to learn more about the CLE procedure as it relates to your vision, specifically.

How long does the initial consultation take?

About 2 hours, including the diagnostic procedures.

How safe is Clear Lens Exchange (CLE)?

Very. CLE is usually safer than wearing contact lenses.

Why don’t younger patients receive Clear Lens Exchange (CLE)?

Vision problems in young people can usually be fixed for decades to come with less invasive techniques.

Do you offer Premium Lens Implants?

Yes. Premium lenses are often used to help aid in visual correction of near – sightedness, far-sightedness, and astigmatism in some patient cases. Learn more about premium lenses here.

Do you use a laser for Clear Lens Exchange (CLE) surgery?

Yes. The most demanding part of any lens surgery is creating an incision in the eye. We use an advanced laser incision technology that minimizes the size of the slit and improves healing times.

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Our locations

1209 York Road,
Lutherville, MD, 21093
Monday-Friday 9am-4pm

301 St Paul Pl
Baltimore, MD 21202
Mon-Fri: 8am-4pm

Ridge Road Professional Center
7106 Ridge Road
Rosedale, MD 21237
(410) 866-2022
Monday-Friday 9am-4pm

3401 Box Hill Corporate Center Drive
Suite 202
Abingdon, MD 21009
Mon: 8am-4pm
Tue-Wed: 8am-6:30pm
Thu: 8am-5:30pm
Fri: 8am-4pm
Sat: 9am-1:30pm (2nd & 4th Saturdays)

111 Mt Carmel Rd #600
Parkton, MD 21120
Mon: 9am-6pm
Tues-Thurs: 9am-5pm
Fri: 9am-4:30pm
Sat: 8am-1pm (Open 2 Saturdays a month.)

310 Main Street
Reisterstown, MD 21136

21 Crossroads Drive
Owings Mills, MD 21117
Tues & Thur: 8am-5pm

901 Dulaney Valley Road
Suite 200
Towson, MD 21204
Mon-Fri: 8am-4pm