Dominion Eye Care Ophthalmologists – Cataract, Cataract Surgery, and Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery in Manassas, Haymarket, Warrenton, Fairfax and Northern VA
If you need an ophthalmologist in VA for cataract, cataract surgery, toric or multi-focal lenses, or laser-assisted cataract surgery or strabismus surgery, turn to the eye specialists at Dominion Eye Care in Manassas and Warrenton VA. Our ophthalmologists have years of experience with cataracts and other eye surgeries.
Normally the lens in you eye is clear. When your eye becomes cloudy and your vision is affected, this is typically a sign of a cataract and you may require cataract surgery. Dominion Eye Care ophthalmologists have treated thousands patients suffering with cataracts. In fact, Dr. Egge alone has performed more than 12,000 eye surgeries to correct cataracts, glaucoma and strabismus. Our ophthalmologists perform cataract surgeries for patients throughout the Manassas, Warrenton, Gainesville, Haymarket, Bristow, Fairfax and the Northern VA area.
Cataracts Surgery In Manassas, Haymarket and Warrenton, VA
Cataract surgery is typically performed on an outpatient basis and the procedure to remove the lens of your eye and replace it with an artificial lens called an Intraocular Lens or (IOL). This is a very common procedure. Traditional cataract surgery can be done with ultrasound energy or you may prefer laser-assisted surgery. Patients from all over Virginia turn to Dominion Eye Care for their cataract surgery.
Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery in Prince William, Haymarket and Fauquier
The eye doctors at Dominion Eye Care in Manassas and Warrenton, VA specialize in laser-assisted cataract surgery. Laser-assisted cataract surgery replaces or assists the use of hand-held surgical equipment. Laser surgery improves the precision, accuracy and reproducibility of each of the steps involved with cataract removal. It also reduces the risks and improves the outcome of the surgery. The procedure takes about 20 minutes and recovery takes about a month.
Laser cataract surgery follows a precise plan utilizing 3-D imaging of the eye. OCT or Optical Coherence Tomography as it is called, makes an incision in a specific location, at a specific depth and at a specific length by a femtosecond laser for an exact surgical procedure. This procedure ensures that the surgery is precise. The laser helps with cataract removal because it softens the cataract and helps break up the cataract into smaller pieces with less chance of stress on the eye which is more prevalent with traditional ultrasonic equipment.
If you are planning to undergo cataract surgery in VA ask our Dominion Eye Care ophthalmologists about the use of laser-assisted cataract surgery.
What To Expect From Cataracts Surgery at Dominion Eye Care
You will be given IV sedation medicine to keep you relaxed and comfortable during the 15 minute procedure. Under the operating microscope, your doctor will make a tiny incision through which the ultrasonic probe will be inserted to remove the cataract, and through which the lens implant will be inserted. A tiny suture may be placed and then the eye will be covered until the follow-up exam the next day. You may resume most non-strenuous activities within 1-2 days.
For cataract surgery and laser-assisted cataract surgery, call the ophthalmologists at Dominion Eye Care serving Manassas, Gainesville, Haymarket and Warrenton VA today.
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