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‘Glasses free future for cataract surgery patients’ Channel 7 News

31/08/2017

Dr Versace recently appeared on Channel 7 News in a segment about laser cataract surgery, reported by their medical reporter, Dr Andrew Rochford.

The segment outlined the fact that, today, cataract surgery not only involves replacing the natural lens of the eye that has opacified (a ‘cataract’) with a new, artificial lens, but is also now a procedure that can help people throw away their reading glasses.

Dr Versace specialises in laser cataract surgery, the latest procedure that replaces the first three steps of cataract surgery – usually involving a blade – with laser technology. During laser cataract surgery, a computer makes a detailed image of the eye in order for the laser to make extremely precise incision.

What’s even more exciting is the fact that, using premium artificial intraocular lenses (IOLs), Dr Versace can now customise the vision of a laser cataract surgery patient.

In this news segment, Brian Sutherland, a patient of Dr Versace, is a tradie and therefore needs precise vision for his work. “With modern surgery techniques and multi-focal implants, we can take vision back to what it was when patients were younger.” says Dr Versace.

‘Laser sharp vision, for a clear future’ the segment concludes.

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