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Is the Laser Cataract Surgery safer than regular cataract surgery?

Cataract surgery is one of the safest and most common procedures performed in the world. All surgery has risks associated with it and our staff will review the risks, benefits and alternatives during your consultation. The LensAR Laser is unique in that it uses a liquid interface between the surface of your eye and the…

How many procedures have been done with the laser?

Thousands of procedures have been done worldwide with the LensAR Laser. Center For Sight surgeons were among the first in the United States to use the laser. Each of our surgeons has performed numerous cases since August 2012. Other lasers have also been used in the U.S. and around the world for the last few…

What are advantages of the laser?

The laser helps perform some of the most critical and delicate procedures during cataract surgery offering greater precision and accuracy which has the potential to lead to better visual outcomes. The LensAR Laser has a 3-D imaging device that measures the anterior and posterior lens of your eye so it can tell the laser exactly…

Is Laser Cataract Surgery covered by my insurance?

If you have a qualifying cataract, your underlying cataract surgery will be covered by Medicare or most insurance plans. Depending on your insurance, you will likely have some out-of-pocket costs for deductibles, co-payments or co-insurance. After basic cataract surgery (without advance lenses), most patients are dependent on glasses for day-to-day activities. If you wish to reduce…

How do I know if I am a candidate for Laser Cataract Surgery?

First we will need to evaluate whether you have a qualifying cataract, so you will want to schedule a consultation. During your visit, we will perform advanced diagnostic evaluations to assess several factors that will help determine whether Laser Cataract Surgery is right for you. The diagnostics also help us create a treatment plan that…