What is Laser Cataract Surgery?

The restorative ability of cataract surgery has come a long way over the past 10 years.

The continued evolution of the femtosecond laser to perform the majority of the cataract procedure (rather than the older manual method) allows the surgeon and patient to aim for even greater accuracy when calculating postoperative uncorrected vision. This spectacle independence is what so many patients want and, until the past decade, even the best cataract surgeon could assure only about 50% of the time. It is interesting that the average likelihood of spectacle independence after LASIK or PRK surgery (Laser Vision Correction) is over 98%. Historically, these same goals after the removal of cataracts have only been achieved approximately half the time.

Over the past decade there have been two advances that have revolutionized modern day cataract surgery and have allowed our predictability and accuracy to now rival our LASIK results! The first of these two additions is the approval of the femtosecond laser device to do the majority of the cataract procedure. This allows for absolute accuracy of incision placement, cataract removal, intraocular lens placement and correction of any residual astigmatism. The second advance has been the addition of numerous new Advanced Technology Intraocular Lens designs (ATIOL’s) that allow us to correct distance as well as near vision and grant many more patients greater freedom from glasses or contacts.

Watch the video below to learn more.


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1209 York Road,
Lutherville, MD, 21093
410-821-9490
Hours
Monday: 8:00am-6:00pm
Tuesday-Thursday: 8:00am-6:30pm
Friday: 8:00am-4:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am-1:30pm

301 Saint Paul Place
Professional Office Building
Suites 514 & 902
Baltimore, MD 21202
410-727-8380
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Mon-Fri: 8am-4pm

Ridge Road Professional Center
7106 Ridge Road
Rosedale, MD 21237
(410) 866-2022
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Monday-Wednesday: 8:00am-4:30pm
Thursday: 8:00am-5:00pm
Friday: 8:00am-4:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am-1:30pm

3401 Box Hill Corporate Center Drive
Suite 202
Abingdon, MD 21009
410-569-0707
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Mon: 8am-4pm
Tue: 8am-5pm
Wed: 8am-6:30pm
Thu: 8am-4pm
Fri: 8am-4pm
Sat: 9am-1:30pm (2nd & 4th Saturdays)

111 Mt Carmel Rd #600
Parkton, MD 21120
410-329-6700
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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
410-833-5515
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Mon 8:00am - 4:00pm
Tues 8:00am - 6:30pm
Weds (CLOSED)
Thurs 8:00am - 4:00pm
Fri 8:00am - 4:00pm
Sat (every other week): 8:00am - 1:00pm

21 Crossroads Drive
Suite 425
Owings Mills, MD 21117
443-738-4270
Hours
Tues & Thur: 8 am-5 pm
Fri: 7:30 am-4 pm
(closed the 3rd Friday of the month)

901 Dulaney Valley Road
Suite 200
Towson, MD 21204
410-583-1000
Hours
Mon-Fri: 8am-4pm