Refractive Cataract Surgery in LA

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In premium cataract surgery, cataract removal is combined with vision correction surgery to reduce or eliminate dependence on glasses for both far and near. This outcome is made possible through advancements in surgical technique, surgical equipment, and lens technology.

The advanced technology lenses can correct nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. The lens can also restore near vision, allowing you to read and use the computer without the reading glasses.

Dr. Paul C. Lee performs the Advanced Cataract Surgery in the comfort of his state of the art office surgery suite. The patients no longer have to endure the hassles and the higher expense of going to an unfamiliar hospital. Dr. Paul C. Lee applies the same precision and meticulousness for which he is well-known and respected in the field of refractive surgery.

Optiwave Refractive Analysis System (ORA)

A Sophisticated

Today’s cataract surgery is truly a miraculous procedure. Perfected over the past 50 years, we now utilize precision laser, advanced ultrasound, and wavefront technology to prepare and perform surgery. The outcome is a restoration of clear and youthful vision with vivid and bright colors as you use to see when young. Cataract surgery is not just for senior citizens but for those who wish to live an independent and active lifestyle.

Safe and

Modern cataract surgery is a safe and gentle procedure. The anesthesia is done with eye drops, and sedative medication can help you to relax. The entire procedure usually takes about 15 minutes, and you can resume most of your activities the following day. Your world will be transformed overnight as you take on a new bright world free from glasses.


Bladeless Wavefront

Small Incision Lenticule
Extraction (SMILE)

Implantable Collamer
Lens (ICL)

Refractive Cataract

Refractive Lens
Exchange (RLE)


Keratectomy (PRK)

Corneal Collagen
Cross-Linking (CXL)


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With the tremendous advancements in the safety of cataract surgery and the technology of lenses, we now view cataract surgery not only as a medical procedure but also as an opportunity to correct vision. This correction can be profoundly life-changing as we can now correct both far and near vision.
Yes, LASIK surgery can be done to sharpen your vision following cataract surgery.
Yes, cataract surgery can correct nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism as well as the need for reading glasses.
We numb your eyes and help you keep your eyes open with a special device.
Refractive surgery can be divided into cornea-based procedures such as LASIK, SMILE, and PRK or lens-based procedures such as ICL and Refractive Lens Exchange (RLE).
There is no pain or discomfort during cataract surgery. You may feel a mild pressure, and your surgeon will let you know when you may have this sensation.
No, cataract surgery does not change the color of the eye.