Diabetes not only increases your risk of kidney and heart disease but can also affect your vision. Diabetic retinopathy, one of the most common eye conditions experienced by people who have diabet ...View Article
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CLEAR LENS EXTRACTION FOR THE CORRECTION OF FARSIGHTEDNESS
Dr. Salz has recently published 2 book chapters on the correction of high amounts of farsightedness by removing the patient’s natural lens and replacing it with a stronger lens calculated to correct their vision. This technique is identical to the technique to remove cataracts that is performed in the US approximately 1 million times per year and has proved to be one of the safest surgical procedures ever developed. In clear lens extraction, a small 3.0 mm. incision is made into the eye, the natural lens of the eye is removed by breaking it up ultrasonically and aspirating it. Then, a flexible implant of the proper power is placed inside the eye through this same small incision. Patients usually experience a dramatic improvement in their vision the next day.
Optimal keratoplasty (OptiK) investigational if office laser stufy for mildly farsighted eyes