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Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery in Erie

Dr Zimm is proud to announce the addition of laser-assisted cataract surgery to his surgical techniques. In May of 2013, Dr Zimm was the first Ophthalmologist in Erie and northwestern Pennsylvania to perform laser-assisted cataract surgery. Dr Zimm performs several steps of cataract surgery with the laser, adding a high level precision to each of these steps. These steps include: blade-free incision creation, removal of the covering from the cataract, cataract softening with laser fragmentation and reduction of mild to moderate levels of astigmatism with laser relaxing incisions. Dr Zimm uses the Alcon LenSx femtosecond laser to perform this procedure. Unfortunately, laser-assisted cataract surgery is not covered by insurance and therefore requires out-of-pocket costs.

The formation of a cataract can make activities such as reading and driving difficult. The good news is that, good vision can be safely restored with outpatient cataract surgery.

Before cataract surgery, Dr Zimm personally evaluates each of his patients and discusses lens implant options. The lens implant options include: multifocal lens implant or Restor (for distance/intermediate/near vision correction – not covered by insurance), toric lens implant (for astigmatism reduction – not covered by insurance) and traditional lens implant (typically covered by insurance).

The cataract is removed from inside a clear capsular sac that holds the natural lens inside the eye. A clear intraocular lens (IOL) implant is then inserted into the capsular sac.

Cataract surgery is one of the most common and safest surgical procedures performed in the US today with 2.7 million procedures performed annually. With the development of No-Stitch/Small Incision Cataract Surgery, many patients are experiencing a faster recovery and a quicker return to good vision.

There is no way to prevent the development of cataracts, however, loss of sight from the disease is largely preventable. When a loss of vision begins interfering with daily activities due to cataracts, cataracts can be removed and good vision restored by performing Cataract surgery. If you are experiencing the symptoms of cataracts or other vision problems, call Zimm Cataract & Laser Center located in Erie, PA at 814-453-4575 today for a complete eye examination.

    "There is no way to prevent the development of cataracts, however, loss of sight from the disease is largely preventable."

 

Traditional Cataract Surgery

The formation of a cataract can make activities such as reading and driving difficult. The good news is that, good vision can be safely restored with outpatient cataract surgery.

Before cataract surgery, Dr Zimm personally evaluates each of his patients and discusses lens implant options. The lens implant options include: multifocal lens implant or Restor (for distance/intermediate/near vision correction – not covered by insurance), toric lens implant (for astigmatism reduction – not covered by insurance) and traditional lens implant (typically covered by insurance).

The cataract is removed from inside a clear capsular sac that holds the natural lens inside the eye. A clear intraocular lens (IOL) implant is then inserted into the capsular sac.

Cataract surgery is one of the most common and safest surgical procedures performed in the US today with 2.7 million procedures performed annually. With the development of No-Stitch/Small Incision Cataract Surgery, many patients are experiencing a faster recovery and a quicker return to good vision.

There is no way to prevent the development of cataracts, however, loss of sight from the disease is largely preventable. When a loss of vision begins interfering with daily activities due to cataracts, cataracts can be removed and good vision restored by performing Cataract surgery. If you are experiencing the symptoms of cataracts or other vision problems, call our Zimm Cataract & Laser Center in Erie, PA at 814-453-4575 today for a complete eye examination.

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