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Refractive Cataract Surgery in Auburn Hills, MI

What Is Refractive Cataract Surgery?

A leading cause of vision loss around the world, cataracts are classified as cloudiness of the natural lens of the eye. Cataracts generally begin to develop around age 40. To repair foggy regions within the makeup of the lens, the lens must be removed and replaced with an intraocular lens (IOL) to control cataracts. Board-certified ophthalmologist Dr. Leslie Emmert-Buck is highly experienced in using advanced techniques to treat cataracts and help clients regain clear vision. Our highly trained team at Capstone Vision & Aesthetics is pleased to provide refractive cataract surgery, a personalized procedure that utilizes advanced laser technology to precisely remove the cataract. Refractive cataract surgery involves digitally diagramming the eye's surface to make a precise, delicate, scalpel-free incision. This surgery helps those with refractive errors, such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, and presbyopia, by replacing natural lenses with custom IOLs as prescription lenses. These specialty intraocular lenses can help eliminate or decrease one's reliance on prescription glasses or contacts. To learn more about this specialized surgery, schedule a visit with our team in Auburn Hills, MI.

What Can I Expect From Refractive Cataract Surgery?

Refractive cataract surgery can help individuals see clearly again by replacing the lens of the eye. The surgery is a quick treatment usually completed in 15 – 20 minutes. Once your eyes are fully numbed, Dr. Emmert-Buck will make a small incision to remove the cataract and replace it with an IOL that fits your vision needs and lifestyle. After your cataract surgery, you will need to use prescribed eye drops and avoid scratching your eyes while they heal. Many patients notice slightly cloudy vision for a few days after the procedure with clearer vision developing over the next couple of weeks. Our team recommends that clients come back in for 2 – 4 follow-up appointments.

What Are the Benefits of Refractive Cataract Surgery?

This advanced procedure delivers outstanding vision correction with several benefits for Auburn Hills, MI clients, including:

  • Sharper vision: With cutting-edge technology and Dr. Emmert-Buck's precision, our team can replace the cataract with a healthy lens and treat astigmatism, giving clients clearer vision than ever before.
  • Quick recovery: This minimally invasive technique allows clients to recover quickly and return to their normal activities.
  • Long-lasting results: Refractive cataract surgery offers sustainable, long-term vision improvement.
  • Convenience: After refractive cataract surgery, many clients significantly reduce or even eliminate their need for eyeglasses or contacts.
  • Enhanced quality of life: This surgery can impact nearly every part of your daily life, from reading and driving to watching a beautiful sunset or seeing your child's smile in crisp, clear vision.

Dr. Emmert-Buck and staff are amazing. Needed cataract surgery and they walked me thru every step of the way. I also had Lasik performed to correct my nearsightedness. No more glasses or contacts!!! Fantastic Surgeon! Thank you Capstone.

K.C. Google

Went in for LASIK consult and we settled on PRK as the path forward. Honestly the best money I think I've ever spent, both in terms of the procedure and who handled the operation. Dr. Emmert-Buck and her staff are all so wonderfully attentive and personable. There was even a self-caused issue after the procedure and Dr. Emmert-Buck was quick with being able to meet me the day it happened and help me resolve the issue. If I ever need touch ups later on in life, I know where I'm going!

R.H. Google

Came in for LASIK consult and did PRK with Dr. Leslie Emmert-Buck. She is very nice and reliable person. Happy with what I did and highly recommended.

K.M. Google

It's a very impressive facility. Dr. Emmert-Buck is efficient, caring, professional and takes the extra step to assure each patient is properly cared for. The ambiance of the office is comforting and attractive. Great place to experience!

J.G. Google

I can highly recommend Dr. Emmert-Buck. I had cataract surgery on both eyes as well as a lens inserted on both this summer and I can see 20/20 without glasses, it's a life changer. Dr Emmert-Buck is a very caring and meticulous doctor/person and explains everything before and after surgery in an easy to understand manner. She also takes her time with you when you are in her office to go through all the exams and any questions you might have. I'm recommending all my family and friends to see her for any eye needs.

C.M. Google


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Surgery may be your next step if you have advanced cataracts. With many options on the market for advanced intraocular lenses, Capstone Vision & Aesthetics can help you reclaim your vision and reduce or eliminate your dependence on eyeglasses or contacts. If not treated promptly, cataracts may significantly affect your routine activities and could result in total blindness. Refractive cataract surgery allows you to become cataract-free and gain even better vision than you had previously. We invite you to contact our Auburn Hills, MI office to schedule a consultation with our vision care team today.

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