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How do you get rid of cataracts?

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Dr. Robert Chang
Ophthalmology
7 doctors agree

In brief: Surgery

At this time, cataracts are removed surgically through small incisions.
The natural lens is then replaced with a permanent artificial lens.

In brief: Surgery

At this time, cataracts are removed surgically through small incisions.
The natural lens is then replaced with a permanent artificial lens.
Dr. Robert Chang
Dr. Robert Chang
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Dr. Amin Ashrafzadeh
Ophthalmology

In brief: Surgery

Cataract are currently only treated surgically!

In brief: Surgery

Cataract are currently only treated surgically!
Dr. Amin Ashrafzadeh
Dr. Amin Ashrafzadeh
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Dr. Harvey Fishman
Ophthalmology

In brief: Phaco

Modern cataract surgery is performed by breaking apart the cataract with ultrasonic energy (phaco emulsification ) then removing with fluidic pumps.
Recent advances in femtosecond lasers are beginning to be used in cataract surgery ad well and may represent the future of how cataracts are removed.

In brief: Phaco

Modern cataract surgery is performed by breaking apart the cataract with ultrasonic energy (phaco emulsification ) then removing with fluidic pumps.
Recent advances in femtosecond lasers are beginning to be used in cataract surgery ad well and may represent the future of how cataracts are removed.
Dr. Harvey Fishman
Dr. Harvey Fishman
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