Surgery Information

When surgical intervention is necessary, we offer patients a wide range of options.

Surgical procedures that are not performed in our office setting are performed at either:scope

The Wills Eye Surgery Center of Plymouth Meeting or
The Main Line Surgery Center

We specialize in the following:

  • Cataract and glaucoma laser surgery
  • Refractive laser vision correction surgery
  • Glaucoma surgery
  • Small incision cataract surgery
  • Femtosecond laser cataract extraction
  • Toric and multifocal lens implant surgery

Cataract Surgery
surgery_img1In most cases the natural lens is replaced by a permanent intraocular lens (IOL) implant. Cataract surgery is performed in an outpatient setting. The success rate of cataract surgery is excellent.

Laser Surgery
Laser surgery is used to treat many eye conditions including cataracts, glaucoma, post-cataract membranes,  nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. Depending on the type of laser used, these procedures can be performed in the office or at one of the surgery centers.

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Glaucoma
Laser surgery can also be performed in patients with glaucoma. Laser surgery is used to lower the eye pressure. Glaucoma is the second most common cause of blindness in the United States. Loss of vision from glaucoma can often be prevented if the disease is treated before too much damage occurs to the optic nerve.

 

 

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