Serving patients seeking cataract surgery in Mobile and the surrounding area
Paul M. Taupeka is a board-certified ophthalmologist, offering patients in Mobile cataract removal and other types of refractive eye surgery. At Eye Health Partners and VisionAmerica of Mobile, Dr. Taupeka specializes in diagnosing and treating optic nerve conditions. He is also a highly skilled eyelid surgery provider. Additionally, Dr. Taupeka is esteemed for his diagnoses and treatment of children’s eye diseases. Dr. Taupeka combines the latest in eye health technology with a warm nature to deliver comprehensive, attentive eye care to all patients.
Dr. Taupeka performs the advanced “no-stitch” cataract surgery, a method that promotes higher levels of safety and patient comfort. During the procedure special anesthetic medication is used to numb the eye and dilute the pupils. Next, a small, self-sealing incision is made on the surface of the eye to extract the clouded lens. Finally, the lens is replaced with an artificial implant designed to mimic the functions of the natural lens. Eye Health Partners and VisionAmerica of Mobile offers patients the most advanced intraocular lens implants available, including AcrySof ReSTOR, AcrySof Toric (astigmatism correcting) and Crystalens.
Dr. Taupeka also performs LASIK eye surgery and PRK. In addition, the practice provides a range of other eye care services, which allows them to address the diverse eye health needs of their patients in Mobile, Ala.
To schedule a one-on-one consultation with Dr. Taupeka and learn more about your vision correction options, please contact VisionAmerica of Mobile at (251) 471-3309.