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.
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 […]