For our West Orange, NJ, patients struggling with cataracts, we can perform laser cataract surgery using advanced LenSx® technology. This state-of-the-art system is equipped with high-definition imaging for precise treatment planning and execution, as well as an enhanced interface for more efficient procedures. At the Laser Vision Correction Center of New Jersey, Dr. Kenneth S. Miller is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. His years of experience and training in advanced technologies make him highly-qualified to perform specialized treatment.
The Importance of Cataract Treatment
Cataracts develop when the lens of the eye begins to cloud. Typically related to aging, cataracts are quite common in older patients. Over 50 percent of Americans develop at least one cataract by the age of 80. If left untreated, cataracts can take a serious toll on your eyesight, resulting in dull, blurred, or tinted vision. Laser cataract treatment can effectively address this condition and improve your overall quality of life.
Who is a Candidate for Laser Cataract Surgery?
Patients who are experiencing clouded or dull vision as a result of cataracts may qualify for laser cataract treatment. You may be eligible if you:
- Have difficulty seeing clearly in the dark or at night
- Notice bright colors appear dull or muted
- Have blurred vision
- Are unable to read even while wearing corrective eyewear such as glasses or contact lenses
Cataracts develop gradually over the course of many years. However, if you notice signs of symptoms, you should contact our office to schedule a consultation so we can help to preserve your vision.
Laser Cataract Surgery Treatment Process
At the Laser Vision Correction Center of New Jersey, we primarily perform laser cataract surgery with the LenSx laser system. This innovative FDA-approved technology was designed to take the place of traditional cataract treatment methods, which necessitated the use of a scalpel. LenSx provides unparalleled precision and enables Dr. Miller to customize each procedure according to the needs of the patient. We also perform some procedures using the advanced CATALYS® laser system. The laser platform used during treatment will entirely depend on your unique needs. During your initial consultation, your doctor can determine the option best suited to your health and goals.
LenSx® provides unparalleled precision and enables Dr. Miller to customize each procedure according to the needs of the patient.
The LenSx Procedure
Using the LenSx computerized system, Dr. Miller can create digital images of your eyes, which will be used to design a surgical plan especially for your ocular anatomy. He can then use a laser hand-piece to make small incisions, through which he can access the lens and gently remove the cataract. Once removed, Dr. Miller can place a premium intraocular lens to improve your vision. The entire procedure can be performed in approximately 10-15 minutes.
Benefits of Laser Cataract Treatment
Laser cataract treatment offers astounding advantages over the traditional surgical methods. This technology provides:
- Enhanced computer automation
- Increased surgical precision
- Efficient patient interface
- High-definition imaging for clear treatment planning
- Real-time imaging
- Simultaneous astigmatism treatment
We are proud to deliver the highest standard of care at our practice and will take the time to provide you with details of the entire treatment process. It is our goal to ensure you feel confident in our services.
Discover the Advantages of Laser Therapy
If you are experiencing signs of cataracts, the solution may be much simpler than you imagine. Laser treatment has changed the field of ophthalmology, vastly improving surgical accuracy and patient recovery. To determine if laser treatment with LenSx or CATALYS is right for you, schedule a consultation with Dr. Miller. You can contact us online anytime, or call our office at (866) 99 EYE DR.