Dr. Friedman is recognized as being among the finest cataract surgeons in the world, practicing at Pacific Vision Institute. He performs cataract surgery, RLE surgery, and ICL surgery with advanced phacoemulsification technology and IOL (intraocular lens implant) technology, as well as restoring vision with premium IOLs such as the Crystalens, ReSTOR multifocal IOL, Tecnis multifocal IOL, and toric IOL. Dr. Friedman is one of the few eye specialists in San Francisco who performs ICL surgery with the Visian lens phakic IOL, an implantable contact lens that restores vision.
San Francisco residents are usually highly-educated, discerning, and will seek out a cataract surgeon at the leading edge in treatments, technology, and techniques for vision restoration. Patients demand treatment from the best cataract surgeon, the best RLE surgeon, and the best ICL surgeon when planning to undergo eye surgery to restore clear vision. At Pacific Vision Institute, we are proud to be recognized as being among the leaders in vision correction worldwide. Our team of eye surgeons employs the latest advances in cataract surgery.
We offer our patients premium IOL technology to correct myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism, and presbyopia. Our patients gain the benefit of the latest technology in cataract surgery. We use several types of advanced IOLs, including:
Dr. Friedman is ahead of the curve in the current developments in IOL technology. He is a Crystalens surgeon, ReSTOR IOL surgeon, Tecnis multifocal IOL surgeon, and toric IOL surgeon. As one of the most respected Bay Area cataract surgeons and RLE surgeons, Dr. Friedman performs advanced IOL surgery with microincisions, small incisions, no needle, no patch surgery. His research has been instrumental in developing laser technology for cataract surgery and RLE surgery.
Our pre-screening and diagnostic testing for RLE and ICL patients elevates the accuracy of a treatment to an unprecedented level. We believe a comprehensive evaluation of your eye structure is a critical point in ensuring a successful outcome. Our eye surgeons combine the most advanced screening technology to provide our patients with the best cataract, RLE, and ICL results. We offer our patients a range of advanced options for vision correction, and the ability to be completely free from the need to wear glasses or contact lenses. Our procedures for vision correction include:
At Pacific Vision Institute, the first action in planning cataract surgery is a set of advanced diagnostic tests. Our comprehensive, state-of-the-art tests allows us to achieve a higher level of accuracy and precision in planning surgery. Once your testing is complete, we will advise you of your options, including the use of advanced IOLs. Modern IOLs make it possible to resolve various vision conditions in conjunction with cataract surgery. Many of our patients come to us as they know our team is at the forefront of the latest advances in technology, and can not only replace a clouded lens, but help them achieve clear, accurate vision without the need to wear glasses or contacts after treatment.
While cataract surgery at Pacific Vision Institute is a custom procedure, it is not difficult to experience. One eye will be treated at a time, with about one month between surgeries. Your eye will be numbed with anesthetic drops, and you will be administered relaxing medication. During the procedure, the damaged natural lens is extracted, and replaced with a standard IOL or one of our range of custom IOLs to resolve existing vision problems, including nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. The type of IOL appropriate for your current vision is chosen to perfectly suit your individual case. The new IOL is then carefully implanted, and your procedure is complete.
If you need to undergo cataract surgery, we believe you should have access to the latest technological developments, and the least invasive surgical techniques. When under the care of Dr. Freidman, you can be confident that you are offered the option to correct any vision problems in conjunction with your surgery to achieve a superior outcome. Contact us today and schedule a consultation for arguably the best cataract surgery San Francisco has to offer.
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