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Next level eye care

HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital is addressing the growing need for improved eye care by establishing advanced ophthalmological surgical services here in Decatur.

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St. Mary’s Hospital is the first in the region to use the LenSX® Laser featuring ASCEND Technology to perform cataract surgeries.

State-of-the-art laser cataract surgery

Benefits of laser-assisted cataract surgery over traditional methods include:

  • pre-treating a lens prior to the removal of the cataract. 
  • enhanced precision and increased efficiency.
  • minimizing/eliminating the use of ultrasonic energy within the eye.
  • reducing ocular trauma and aiding recovery.

The LenSx Laser System creates advanced levels of accuracy and reproducibility for some of the most challenging steps of cataract surgery. The image guided laser allows surgeons to create precise, repeatable incisions for more accurate, more efficient, and less damaging, self-sealing cataract incisions.

Why travel when you can stay close to home? Talk to your eye doctor today about advanced cataract surgery at St. Mary's Hospital.