PREMIUM CATARACT SURGERY
REMOVE CATARACTS AND IMPROVE NATURAL VISION
Why should cataract surgery be viewed as a great opportunity?
Modern cataract surgery not only restores the clarity of the optics in the eye but allows access to lens implant technology which can improve the focusing of the eye.
What eye conditions does premium cataract surgery treat?
Not only can the cloudy lens be removed restoring a clear view of the world, but also the astigmatism of the eye can be addressed.
The higher order aberrations of the eye can be optimised and for many people, clear vision for near can be achieved in addition to clear vision for distance. Many of these patients no longer need to wear glasses after their cataract surgery.
How would I know if I have cataracts?
In this video, James Ball discusses how to tell if you have cataracts.
How does cataract surgery work?
In this video, James Ball discusses how cataract surgery works.
Achieving these outcomes takes a great deal of additional pre-operative examination and requires the expertise of a specialist anterior segment ophthalmic surgeon.
An anterior segment surgeon specialises in surgery to the cornea and lens exclusively. At Custom Vision Clinics, Mr Ball measures the astigmatism and spherical aberration of the cornea and uses this information to precisely calculate the lens power required at the time of cataract surgery and the additional reshaping of the cornea required to provide the best possible outcome for each patient.
Advantages of premium cataract surgery over conventional cataract surgery (on the NHS)
With premium cataract surgery, you can
- Choose your surgeon
- See your surgeon before and after the procedure
- Choose when you want your surgery done
- Get cataract surgery before it significantly impacts your vision and lifestyle
- Choose among premium lenses to address more complex eye conditions
The one advantage of conventional cataract surgery is that it’s covered by the NHS.
What questions should you ask your cataract surgeon?
Further information about cataract surgery and Custom Vision Clinic
MORE USEFUL INFORMATION
Read more about lens replacement
The Royal College of Ophthalmologists’ booklet containing information helpful to patients considering Phakic Intraocular Lens Implantation. Click here for more information
Custom Vision Clinic’s YouTube Channel features James Ball answering hundreds of eye-related questions on video – ranging from laser refractive surgery, lens exchange and keratoconus treatment. Click here for more information
About the author
Mr James Ball | Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon
MA (Cantab) MB BChir FRCOphth CertLRS
I am a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at Custom Vision Clinic, St James’s University Hospital, and Nuffield Hospital. My major interest is in refractive surgery and finding the best treatment suitable for each patient.