Laser Cataract Surgery Serves Baby Boomers Well

As the baby boomer population begins to age, so too do their eyes. Now in their late 50’s and into their 60’s, many are developing cataracts, a common occurrence which affects 50% of the U.S. population by age 80.

What is Laser Cataract Surgery?

For more than 15 years, a few doctors have told their patients they were having laser cataract surgery. This was a simplification to avoid explaining the complex nature of the ultrasonic vacuum device used to remove the cataract. It was not a laser. The Eye Clinic of Austin uses the LenSx femtosecond laser in cataract […]