Laser Cataract Surgery
Using the CATALYS Laser, Dr. William C. Christie M.D., can provide you with a gentle, accurate, and customized treatment. The Precision Laser System is designed specifically for laser cataract surgery. Traditionally, many steps that are involved in a cataract surgery are done by the use of handheld instruments. Now these steps can be completed using the precision of the CATALYS Laser.
The CATALYS Precision Laser System is indicated for use in patients undergoing cataract surgery for removal of the Crystalline lens. Intended uses in cataract surgery include anterior capsulotomy, phacofragmentation, and the creation of single plane and multi-plane arc cuts/incisions in the cornea, each of which may be performed either individually or consecutively during the same procedure.
Every eye is different. The CATALYS Laser makes precise 3D maps of relevant eye structure before surgery. Dr. William C. Christie M.D. is able to soften the cataract with the CATALYS Laser during surgery in order to easily remove it. The CATALYS Laser creates precise incisions, including a circular opening in the lens capsule to access and remove the cataract. The surgeon may recommend a specific lens implant type Insert link to Lifestyle Lens Implant that would let you see well without glasses or contacts. This would be a tailored treatment that would involve precise laser incision in the cornea created by the CATALYS Laser.
Cataract surgery usually takes less than 30 minutes. The CATALYS Laser portion of treatment usually takes just a few minutes.
Dr. William C. Christie M.D. is the premier surgeon in the Greater Pittsburgh Area, Cranberry, Butler, and surrounding counties. Call to schedule your Cataract evaluation today! (724) 772–5640. Contact Us