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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.

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

Dr. Emmert-Buck is truly one of the most genuinely caring doctors that I have met. She spent so much time with me during my visits and was very thorough. She was able to solve the issues with my eye quickly, trialing multiple options to see what worked best. The office manager is also an amazing lady; so kind, helpful, and organized. I highly recommend this office to anyone!

S.S. Google

My experience has been excellent going to Dr. Emmert-Buck for regular eye checkups and most recently surgery. Highly recommend

B.H. Google

I have Dr. Emmert-Buck and her staff to thank for resolving my vision issues..the office is very professional, courteous and timely, so glad I found them!

J.S. Google

This was my first time having an eye exam and Dr. Leslie was very professional and friendly at the same time. Great experience!

P.B. 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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