When surgical intervention is necessary, we offer patients a wide range of options.
The Wills Eye Surgery Center of Plymouth Meeting or
The Main Line Surgery Center
We specialize in the following:
In 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 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.
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.