Surgery of any kind is nerve-wracking, and cataract surgery is no exception. To improve their precision and your outcome, the eye care experts at UltraVision use the Verion™ Image Guided System when performing cataract surgeries at their San Antonio and Eagle Pass, Texas offices. For optimal eye care and surgery, call today or book a consultation using the online booking button.
Cataracts cause the lens of your eye to become cloudy, making it look like you’re viewing the world through a piece of wax paper. Cataracts are common and affect nearly half of all adults over the age of 60 in the United States. While aging is a major factor in the formation of cataracts, an eye injury can also cause the condition.
Eyeglasses are often effective at improving cataracts, but in cases of more serious cataracts, your UltraVision eye care specialist may recommend cataract surgery. This fairly routine and simple procedure removes your cloudy natural lens and replaces it with an artificial lens. After cataract surgery, you may no longer need glasses.
The Verion Image Guided System is a tool the eye care specialists at UltraVision use to improve cataract surgery outcomes. The system works in three ways: image, plan, and guide.
The diagnostic tool is first used to capture a digital image of your eye. The advanced imaging system takes precise measurements of your eye, which is used to assist in planning your surgical procedure.
Once your detailed image is captured, it’s then uploaded to the intuitive planning software, which your eye care specialist uses to create a detailed surgical plan for your cataract surgery. The software assists in the digital eye marking for the incisions and proper rotation of the eye.
Your eye surgeon uses the image and plan created with the advanced software as a map for your surgery. The map is placed over your eye so your eye surgeon knows precisely where to make the cuts and how to position your eye so you get the best vision after your surgery. The Verion guide also assists with aligning your replacement lens.
Astigmatism is a common eye condition that causes blurry vision, and your eye care specialist may be able to correct your astigmatism during your cataract surgery. The Verion Image Guided System contains software specific for astigmatism, which your eye care specialist incorporates when planning your cataract surgery.
If you need cataract surgery and want to know more about the Verion Image Guided System, call UltraVision today or schedule an appointment using the online booking agent.