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Clear Lens Extraction

What’s the Difference Between CLR and Cataract Surgery?

CLR, Cataracts in San Jose

When it comes to vision correction procedures, patients often encounter a range of options, each designed to address specific issues related to eye health and vision quality. Two popular procedures that often cause confusion due to their similarities are custom lens replacement (CLR) and cataract surgery. Although both procedures involve replacing the eye’s natural lens with an artificial one, some differences are important to note. Mark Mandel, MD, a leading ophthalmologist in the Bay Area, sheds light on these differences to help patients make informed decisions about their vision correction options.

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Activities You Will Want to Experience with Improved Vision After Clear Lens Extraction

Clear Lens Extraction in San Jose

Those who wear glasses and contact lenses understand the struggles that accompany them when engaging in certain activities, such as sports. Many patients achieve independence from eyewear after having vision correction surgery like clear lens extraction (CLE), which replaces the eye’s natural lens with a synthetic one to correct vision. Bay Area CLE and cornea specialist, Mark Mandel, MD, has achieved outstanding results for many satisfied patients. Ahead, explore the many exciting experiences that you can enjoy after CLE.

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Not A LASIK Candidate? You Still Have Options

Clear lens extraction Castro Valley

If you have been dreaming of a life independent from glasses and contact lenses, it can be a disappointment to find out that you are not a candidate for LASIK. However, better vision is still possible. There are several vision correction options available to you at Optima Eye. Refractive and corneal specialist Mark Mandel, MD is committed to providing the best vision options for each unique patient. Ahead, he discusses LASIK alternatives.

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