When it comes to vision correction procedures, patients have no shortage of options available. It is understandable that there may be some confusion about the differences between these treatments, and determining the best procedure for your unique needs can be even more challenging. For many patients, the choice often includes two effective treatments: laser eye surgery and clear lens extraction. Laser eye surgery is a popular option, having corrected the vision of many satisfied patients. However, it is not the only solution for refractive errors. Clear lens extraction offers a host of benefits and may be more appropriate in certain cases. The doctors at Laser Eye Center of Miami are here to help you make the right decision for your eye health. Continue below as they detail the two procedures.
When patients think of improving their vision with surgery, LASIK — the most popular refractive surgery on the market — is usually the first procedure that comes to mind. However, another procedure may be worthwhile for patients who are not good candidates for LASIK: clear lens extraction. Here, the ophthalmologist at Laser Eye Center of Miami answers some of their patients’ most common questions about clear lens extraction to help educate those contemplating refractive surgery. Continue reading