Laser Cataract Surgery2019-04-17T10:57:49+00:00

Laser Cataract Surgery

The most advanced form of cataract surgery

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An introduction to Laser Cataract Surgery

  • Laser cataract surgery is an enhanced version of traditional cataract surgery regarded as a significant advancement by the ophthalmic community due to its blade-free technology.

  • Clearview Institute is at the forefront of vision care in Canada and, as such, is one of the first clinics in Canada to offer our patients laser cataract surgery.

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What is Laser Cataract Surgery?

Traditional cataract surgery is performed with hand-held blades and other manual instruments. The laser cataract approach, however, utilizes a bladeless laser to automate and/or assist most of the critical parts of the operation. This leads to enhanced precision, accuracy and a more gentle approach.

Why Choose Laser Cataract Surgery?

As you can see above, people choose laser cataract surgery primarily because it is the most advanced version of cataract surgery, delivering improved and safer results, as well as better visual recovery.

Advantages of Laser Cataract Surgery

There are three advantages of laser cataract surgery over traditional cataract surgery:

  1. Laser cataract surgery delivers precise and therefore highly safe results at all points of the procedure.
  2. Laser cataract surgery also provides patients with improved visual results due to its precision.
  3. Laser cataract surgery increases the likelihood that the incision will be self-sealing at the end of the procedure, which reduces the risk of infection.

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“To all Clearview Staff, thank you for making me feel so comfortable during my pre-op and LASIK procedure. I was very nervous and you all were so kind. I appreciate all your expertise and Tender Love and Care.”

D.S.

“Dr. Kranemann is an EXCELLENT Ophthalmologist!! He helped my father’s vision with amazing results and we are truly grateful. Dr. Kranemann is a perfectionist and a remarkable professional who cares about the patient. He works very hard to help everyone, and his staff is wonderful and very kind. Dr. Kranemann is focused on the patient’s vision with extreme care and efficiency at every appointment.”

F.F.

“Thank you so very much for the expert care before, during, and after my SMILE procedure. State of the art facility, world renowned surgeon, seasoned staff…I am thrilled.”

M.R.

“Had the new vision correction procedure SMILE. WOW is all I can say. Life without glasses is amazing. Great surgeon and medical staff. Will refer his expertise on to family and friends.”

D.C.

“I found Dr. Kranemann very kind, I was very nervous and he went out of his way to make sure that I understood everything he was going to do. His staff are very nice and helpful. He is a great doctor, I’m glad I have him.”

L.P.

“Dear Dr. Kranemann, Many thanks in the nice, smooth and trouble free cataract surgery you carried out on both my eyes at Clearview Institute. I would like also to extend my thanks to all the staff of clearview. They are efficient, kind hearted and very helpful. I wish all of you the continued success you well deserved.”

J.T.

“Dr. Kranemann is exceptionally intelligent and experienced. He is passionate about achieving perfect results for his patients, and proved it by correcting my father’s vision perfectly. We are very happy and grateful and highly recommend Dr. Kranemann.”

B.A.
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It’s difficult to find helpful and straight forward information online about laser cataract surgery. Our goal is to myth bust and help you find the right treatment for you (even if it’s not at our clinic).

How Laser Cataract Surgery compares to Traditional Cataract Surgery

Both traditional cataract surgery and Laser cataract surgery are among the most common procedures worldwide. We get excellent results with both techniques. Some patients are clinically better suited for laser cataract surgery which we confirm at the consultation. In those cases, you can make an informed choice after you have the necessary information as it pertains to you.

To understand how laser cataract surgery works, we need to outline the procedure for traditional cataract surgery.

  1. The first step is for the surgeon to make an incision in the cornea so they can remove the cataract and then replace it with an intraocular lens. Traditionally, this process involves the manual use of blades and needles to remove a portion of the capsule that surrounds the eye’s natural lens. However, this is a very delicate process, and we must give careful attention to ensure that we do not damage the capsule in the process. Laser cataract surgery uses advanced technology – a laser – to create a very precise incision. We can guide the exact placement of the incision by taking a 3-D image of the eye called an OCT (optical coherence tomography).
  2. The next part of traditional cataract surgery involves removing the cataract, which surgeons do via an ultrasonic device that breaks up the cataract.

Before we remove the cataract lens, the laser softens the cataract as it breaks it up, reducing the likelihood of burning.

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