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Cataract Surgery at Rex

If you or a loved one is experiencing cloudy vision due to cataracts, Rex offers surgical options as a method of treatment. Cataract surgery is generally a simple, outpatient procedure.

Traditional cataract surgery involves making a tiny incision in the eye to break the old, cloudy lens into pieces. Those pieces are then removed from the eye, and a replacement lens is inserted.

In addition to this traditional approach, Rex now offers a bladeless procedure using laser technology to perform the same type of surgery. Rex is the only hospital in Wake County to offer cataract surgery using the LenSx® Laser. This innovative piece of equipment allows doctors to use a bladeless, computerized-controlled laser to plan and perform your surgery.

Benefits of the LenSx® Laser procedure include:

  • Improved surgical precision
  • Improved accuracy
  • Bladeless corneal incisions
  • Quick post-operative visual results

Talk to your eye doctor to see what treatment is best for you.