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Is it possible for cataracts of the eye to be treated with laser technologies?

4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Rebecca Dale
Ophthalmology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes, but not LASIK

There are new technologies available which use a laser to break up the lens to allow it to be removed from a small incision in the eye.
Most surgery in the us uses sound waves rather than laser to break up the lens, again through a small incision. Laser cataract surgery may have some advantages (it is new, and opinions vary among eye mds), and is an add'l charge not covered by your insurance.

In brief: Yes, but not LASIK

There are new technologies available which use a laser to break up the lens to allow it to be removed from a small incision in the eye.
Most surgery in the us uses sound waves rather than laser to break up the lens, again through a small incision. Laser cataract surgery may have some advantages (it is new, and opinions vary among eye mds), and is an add'l charge not covered by your insurance.
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Dr. Benjamin Rubin
Ophthalmology

In brief: Yes

New machine just released that heaps perform cornea incision and first part of catararact surgery called lensx.

In brief: Yes

New machine just released that heaps perform cornea incision and first part of catararact surgery called lensx.
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