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Most Advanced Laser For Cataract Surgery

SAN LEANDRO, Calif., April 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- "I wasn't going to go through another tax season like this."  Those were the words of 62-year-old Angela Burgess as she struggled to read the tax returns of her clients.  A tax preparer, Angela found it nearly impossible to read, drive, or even cook because of the opaque (advanced), cataract she had in the right eye. Then she met Dr. Nicholas Batra, a cornea specialist and Medical Director of Batra Vision Medical Group in San Leandro, California where her life was changed forever.


Dr. Batra is one of only two Northern California eye surgeons to offer his patients the revolutionary LenSx ® Laser for their cataract surgery.  Patients with myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism and presbyopia can have excellent vision restored without needing glasses after a custom laser cataract treatment with the LenSx ®.  Dr. Batra selected the LenSx ® because he says, "it is the most advanced of any laser for cataract surgery to date, and it ensures the best possible outcomes for my patients". The LenSx ® is the first and most highly developed, precision laser for cataract surgery to be approved by the FDA.  Dr. Batra adds, that this femtosecond laser allows surgeons to control the four most critical aspects of the procedure, which enable them to provide patients with crystal clear vision:
  • Creating a perfectly round and precisely sized capsulotomy (Opening in the cataract lens capsule)
  • Pre-softening and breaking up of the cataract
  • Creation of primary incision
  • For Refractive Cataract Surgery, making very precisely shaped and configured depth incisions in the edge of the cornea to reduce pre-existing astigmatism (LRI – Limbal Relaxing Incisions).


The LenSx ® works by measuring the cornea and the crystalline lens so the incisions are precise.  Once the images are computed, and the lens is pre-softened by the laser, the first incision in the cornea is made so the cataract can be removed using ultrasound.  Since the laser has pre-softened the cataract, less energy must be used, thereby making the process safer for the patient.  The laser creates a perfectly round capsulotomy to hold the new, replacement lens.

This lens can be a single-vision intraocular lens to correct myopia (nearsightedness) or hyperopia (farsightedness).  Multi-vision Intraocular Lenses can provide both near and far vision for patients who don't want to wear glasses.  For the patients with astigmatism, the Toric Intraocular lens is used for correction.

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