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Laser Cataract Surgery


Laser Cataract Surgery

Laser technology increases patient safety during cataract surgery and improves visual outcomes.

An Overview: Laser Cataract Surgery

At a Glance:

  • One of the safest performed surgeries in the world
  • Customized to the patient’s unique visual needs
  • Highly precise for better outcomes and more predictability
  • Quick recovery time
  • Affordable cataract surgery in Mexico with state-of-the-art technology and world-class doctors

Cataract surgery is one of the safest and most commonly performed surgeries around the world. Now, a new advanced procedure is available that adds the use of a laser to cataract surgery, making it even safer as well as more effective and more predictable.

Laser technology improves the precision of several key steps performed during cataract surgery. Laser cataract surgery is customized to meet the patient’s unique visual needs, resulting in a better visual outcome.

CODET offers affordable laser cataract surgery and IOL implant in Tijuana, Mexico, with no sacrifice in skill, quality, safety, or technology

Your surgeon will use Femtosecond Laser as needed, at no extra cost.

Benefits and Highlights:

  • Reduces the number of instruments needed for surgery
  • Less ultrasound energy
  • Increases the precision
  • Improves accuracy of the procedure
  • Quicker recovery time
  • Reduced chances of complications after surgery
  • Refractive and visual outcomes also may be improved
  • A natural complement to the new generation of IOLs designed to reduce or eliminate the need for glasses after cataract surgery

What to Expect: About Laser Cataract Surgery at CODET in Mexico

  • Education, exam, and consultation happen first
  • If laser cataract surgery is the best option for you, we will proceed with treatment
  • You will experience a pain-free procedure using local anesthesia 
  • Surgery is completed on one eye per day
  • The second eye can be treated two days after the first
  • Procedures are 20 minutes long, per eye
  • You can go home the same day, returning the next day for a post-operative check-up

First, the surgeon will use the laser to create an opening in the front layer of the lens. The surgeon then uses the laser to break the cloudy lens into smaller pieces instead of using manual instruments. The lens pieces are removed using a tiny ultrasound suction device, which is inserted through the corneal incision.

Once the cataract has been completely removed, an intraocular lens (IOL) is implanted through the tiny incision into the capsular bag where the natural lens used to be. Because the incision is so small, it is often watertight and does not require any sutures.

Laser Cataract Surgery

Why CODET for Laser Cataract Surgery?

CODET Vision Institute in Tijuana, Mexico, provides our experienced doctors with advanced, proven technology and the finest surgery rooms and equipment. We are a team of specialists who work and consult together with one goal: to provide the best care available anywhere in the world to our patients.

We were the first in Mexico to employ the Femto LDV Z8 laser. CODET is one of the most prolific eye centers in the world using this technology for laser cataract surgery; it is the most precise and safe femtosecond laser in the world.


Astigmatism Correction

  • At CODET Vision Institute, we correct astigmatism in cataract and IOL surgery, at no extra cost
  • Together, our doctors and patent pending technology can achieve full astigmatic correction in every case
  • We’ve developed proprietary technology that allows our doctors to better track, understand, and optimize cataract and IOL surgery results
Tecnología Diagnóstica

About our Technology and Facilities

CODET Vision Institute is one of the few highly experienced ophthalmic institutions in the world utilizing Laser Cataract Surgery.

One of the keys to successful Laser Cataract Surgery is pairing it with additional state-of-the-art technology. At CODET this includes:

  • Diagnostic Equipment: Intraocular Lens Calculation with the Heidelberg Anterion OCT.
  • Surgical Equipment: Your surgeon will use the Ziemer Femto LDV Z8 Femtosecond Laser on a case by case basis as needed, at no extra cost

Find out if you’re a good candidate for Laser Cataract Surgery.


Robert Hunsley traveled from Denver, CO, to CODET in Tijuana, Mexico, to get Laser Cataract Surgery with PanOptix Intraocular Lens. He is very happy with his amazing results!

I did a little bit of internet research and CODET came right up at the top of the list for both exceptional service and lens options, while I was a bit anxious about coming here for the procedure, I couldn’t be more happy with the results!

Robert Hunsley Laser Cataract Surgery Denver, CO, US

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