WHAT IS LENS REPLACEMENT SURGERY?
Lens replacement surgery may be needed if you have suffered a complication during your cataract surgery and require a second procedure. Sometimes the lens need to be adjusted, repositioned, removed, or replaced. In these cases, a retina surgeon may be asked to perform your surgery.
HOW COMMON IS LENS REPLACEMENT SURGERY NEEDED?
Cataract surgery is the most common surgery performed in the United States and is successful in 98-99% of cases. If there has been a complication with your cataract surgery we are here to provide you with a complete consultation and examination and will recommmend the best course of therapy for your specific situation.
WHAT CAN I EXPECT BEFORE SURGERY?
Your doctor will perform a comprehensive examination with refraction and obtain all prior records from your prior eye care providers. We will describe options for repair in detail in order to obtain your best vision after surgery.
HOW LONG IS SURGERY AND RECOVERY?
Lens replacement surgery is a more complex procedure than regular cataract surgery. During your consultation we will review the steps of surgery and the expected recovery in detail which can vary significantly from patient to patient.