Sometimes, surgical intervention is necessary to restore or preserve vision. Other times, surgery is needed to enhance the function or the appearance of the eyes and the important lid structures that protect them.
Our doctors are at the forefront of the latest advances in the surgical management of cataracts, glaucoma, pterygium, and eyelid and tear duct problems. if you require surgery, we will carefully review with you the goals for the procecdure to make sure that your expectations will be met. Your surgeon will talk with you about the benefits of surgery, its risks, and the alternative options if applicable.
Cataract surgery can help you to regain what you've lost, both in terms of your vision and your quality of life. Now a technological breakthrough is available for use in cataract surgery.
The Alcon LenSx Laser is at truly innovative solution that allows for customization in cataract surgery. A bladeless, computer-controlled femtosecond laser allows the surgeon to plan and perform your surgery to exacting, individualized specifications not attainable with traditional surgical methods. Our outpatient eye surgery facility next door, the EyeMD Laser and Surgery Center, has acquired this special laser and our doctors are trained and experienced in this exciting innovative technology. In addition, we specialize in lens implants for cataract surgery that correct astigmatism and presbyopia.
For more cataract informations please visit Sight Selector Online - Alcon.
Please contact us directly with any questions, comments, or scheduling inquiries you may have.
Please note that our office hours and phone system officially begins at 8:30am during business hours. Our doors open as early as 7:30am to accommodate patients with special needs for early morning appointments.
491 30th Street Suite 201 Oakland, CA 94609 US
08:30 am – 03:00 pm
The MacArthur BART station, on Telegraph Avenue, is about 17 minutes' walk north of our office. A free medical area shuttle service, operated by Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, offers a complimentary ride from MacArthur BART station to 3100 Telegraph Ave every 20 minutes. Our office is just across the street from the shuttle stop. Please click here for shuttle information.
The following doctors have a financial interest in EyeMD Laser & Surgery Center.
Melanie Hom, M.D., Cynthia S. Chiu, M.D. FACS, J. Edie De Niro, M.D.
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