Serving patients seeking cataract surgery in Jupiter, Port St. Lucie and the surrounding area
Dr. Lawrence Katzen is a board-certified ophthalmologist with fellowship training who specializes in cataract surgery in Boca Raton, Palm Beach Gardens and West Palm Beach, Florida. Dr. Katzen is recognized as a top eye surgeon both in the United States and internationally. His excellence in surgical instruction has been acknowledged by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He has been performing eye surgery for more than 20 years, during which time he has treated a number of celebrities, including TV host John Walsh. Dr. Katzen also donates his time and expertise to Project Orbis, a flying eye surgery hospital where vision correction surgery is performed on underprivileged patients in developing countries.
Dr. Katzen specializes in the advanced “no-needle, no-stitch” technique of cataract surgery. With this method, he first numbs the eye with anesthetic eye drops and create a small incision. Then, he carefully extracts the clouded lens and replace it with a premium intraocular lens implant (IOL). The eye surgeons at Katzen Eye Care offer several types of high quality IOLs, including Crystalens, AcrySof ReSTOR and Tecnis Multifocal. The Crystalens IOL is an accommodating lens that moves with the eye’s muscle, helping patients seamlessly change focus from near to distance objects. AcrySof ReSTOR and Tecnis IOLs are multifocal lenses that can improve patients’ abilities to see both near and far.
Dr. Katzen also offers Visian implantable collamer lenses (ICL). This state-of-the-art lens is placed in front of the eye’s natural lens to treat myopia. In addition, he is a highly skilled LASIK surgeons who performs the advanced IntraLase and CustomVue techniques of laser eye surgery.