Fairfield County Connecticut Cataract Surgeon Leslie Doctor, M.D. of Doctor & Associates.
Cataract eye surgery for dogs and people are performed with the same types of microscopic instrumentation and procedures. Cataract Surgery for dogs as well as Cataract Surgery for people both utilize the same advanced eye surgery technique called “phacoemulsification” with ultrasound to “chop” up the cloudy material of the crystalline lens-and both dog Cataract Surgery and human Cataract Surgery typically include the implantation of a permanent intraocular lens implant (IOL) to correct vision.
Fall River Massachusetts Cataract Surgeon Greg Hofeldt, M.D. of Center for Sight. “One of the differences is that when I perform cataract surgery I can typically use eye drops for anesthesia rather than any type of needles or injections and this helps human patients have a quick and comfortable recovery from cataract surgery.”
“Our Pokey is worth every dollar to make sure she has the best Veterinary Ophthalmologist when she needs cataract surgery-after all she is a real part of our family,” quipped Dr. Hofeldt.