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Once you've chosen Optical Express for your cataract surgery, you'll be among the 300,000 surgeries we perform each year - so you can rest assured that you're in safe hands.

On this page you'll find a step by step guide of what happens throughout the surgery, with accompanying diagrams to help you get clued up on the entire process. If you have any queries about whether or not this is the right course of action for you, simply get in touch with your local Optical Express team who'll be happy to answer your questions.

Optical Express offers advanced all-laser cataract surgery.
This advanced method improves the accuracy of cataract surgery. It uses a laser (femtosecond laser) to create the microscopic entry point, break up and help remove the natural lens. 
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Step 1
Entry point

The first step is to create an opening in the eye known as the entry point. 
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Step 2
Remove natural lens

Your surgeon will remove your natural lens through the entry point.
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Step 3
Insert new lens

The new lens is put in position. 
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Optical Express is a Bupa approved provider of cataract surgery

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