LASIK Surgery in Jupiter, Boynton Beach and the surrounding area
Lawrence Katzen, MD, has transformed the lives of thousands of South Florida patients through LASIK surgery at his state-of-the-art eye care facility, Katzen Eye and Laser Center. An experienced, board-certified ophthalmologist, Dr. Katzen has performed LASIK on more eye physicians in Palm Beach County than any other surgeon. Fellowship-trained and well-versed in the latest LASIK technologies and surgical techniques in vision correction, Dr. Katzen is a sought-after lecturer on the subject, both in the U.S. and internationally. He was chosen as one of only 20 surgeons to participate in FDA clinical trials for the latest in refractive surgeries and techniques. Dr. Katzen currently serves as an instructor at the American Academy of Ophthalmology where he trains eye surgeons. And, as someone who has undergone LASIK himself, Dr. Katzen has firsthand experience not only as a LASIK surgeon but also as a patient.
More about Katzen Eye Care and Laser Center
The Katzen Eye and Laser Center was the first eye center in South Florida to offer the “All Laser,” or blade-free, LASIK surgical technique called IntraLase. This technique uses a laser, instead of a blade, to create a flap in the cornea, and is the technique now favored among LASIK surgeons due to its precision and reduced risk of complications. Along with this, Dr. Katzen uses the latest in wavefront technology at his eye care center, the VISX Star 4 Custom laser system, which measures the curvature of the cornea with unparalleled accuracy.
In addition to LASIK, Dr. Katzen provides other refractive surgeries such as PRK and CK surgery to accommodate his patient’s needs. Katzen Eye and Laser Center also offers cataract surgery using the latest IOLs (intraocular lenses) that include Crystalens, ReSTOR, and ReZoom. Implantable contact lenses (ICLs) by Verisyse and Visian are also available for patients who are not candidates for LASIK surgery.
More about Dr. Lawrence Katzen
After earning his medical degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine, Dr. Katzen performed his residency in ophthalmology at Washington Hospital Medical Center in Washington, DC. He then went on to finish a specialty fellowship training in oculoplastic surgery at the University of Illinois School of Medicine in Chicago. Dr. Katzen currently holds a volunteer position as Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, a premier eye hospital. As an active member of several highly regarded ophthalmology organizations, including the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, he enjoys an esteemed standing by his peers in the field. Dr. Katzen also enjoys using his knowledge and expertise for causes he feels passionate about, including working with ORBIS, the flying eye hospital that helps spread vision correction care to underprivileged patients around the world.