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The Era of Refractive Cataract Surgery Nov 8th, 2022

Cataract surgery has advanced tremendously over the years. Prior to the 1990s, cataract surgery was done when patients were severely debilitated as cataract surgery required hospitalization. Since then cataract surgery has turned into an outpatient surgery that takes less than ten minutes for the most skilled surgeons. Patients are able...

Expert Insights from Dr. Daniel Choi Dec 2nd, 2021

Click on the link below to listen to Dr. Daniel Choi. He reviews his approach to premium, refractive cataract surgery in order to get patients seeing clearly without glasses. He offers his expertise to educate fellow surgeons across the United States. Same-Day Bilateral Cataract Surgery and Premium IOLs

Simple Limbal Epithelial Transplantation Feb 12th, 2021

What is SLET?   SLET is a surgery performed when the clear cornea of the eye no longer heals properly. The cornea is the clear tissue in the front of the eye that helps focus light and helps us see. The cornea is made of multiple layers with the surface...

AcrySof® IQ Vivity™ now available at Cataract and Vision Center of Hawaii Feb 5th, 2021

Dr. Brandon Lee and Dr. Daniel Choi are excited to now offer the AcrySof ® IQ Vivity TM lens – the first and only non-diffractive extended depth of focus (EDOF) intraocular lens (IOL) for cataract patients in the U.S. The standard cataract replacement lens, which is also called a monofocal...

Corneal Transplant: DMEK Feb 5th, 2021

What is DMEK? Descemet's membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK) is the best option to replace the inner lining of the cornea for patients who suffer from decreased vision as a result of corneal edema (swelling). We often see this problem in patients diagnosed with Fuchs' Dystrophy or those who have persistent...