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Cataract surgery today is one of the most common and safest surgeries. Most of the time, the procedure is outpatient, and the incision is small. This often means no stitching is required, resulting in a smoother, quicker recovery time. If you’re considering cataract surgery in West Palm Beach, here’s what you need to know to choose the best!

Find a Good Surgeon

Choosing a trusted surgeon to perform your procedure is the most important consideration. Cataract surgery is a highly customized procedure. Select a surgeon and office with access to state-of-the-art diagnostics and surgical equipment, so you’ll have the best outcome and vision after the surgery.

Understand Your Lens Options

With several lens options to choose from, cataract surgery is not a one-size-fits-all procedure. Your doctor can help you choose the best option for your unique lifestyle and vision. Lens implant options include:

  • Toric Lenses – For patients with astigmatism, toric lenses are customizable.
  • Multifocal Lenses – With several options for multifocal implants, many patients can enjoy vision without glasses following surgery.  Technis, Symfony and Chrystalens are all multifocal lens options with different visual benefits. Your doctor can help you choose the right one for you.

Know When it’s Time for Surgery

Because of their non-life threatening nature, often surgery for cataracts is not needed right away. Talk to your doctor to determine the right time for your surgery. Usually the procedure is done on one eye first, and then, after healing, the other eye is treated. This flexibility allows for you to plan for your surgery and recovery time.

South Palm Eye Associates Offers Excellent Care 

The doctors at South Palm Eye Associates offer a completely patient-specific experience.  With access to the latest diagnostic and surgical tools, we take extensive measurements prior to surgery and help you choose your best options based on your health and lifestyle. For the best cataract surgery in West Palm Beach, call us today at 561-737-4040 for a consultation with one of our skilled eye surgeons.