Local Eye Doctor Makes History with New Implant

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A local eye doctor makes history. Craig McCabe, MD, surgically implanted Tennessee's first Symfony multi-focal lens in the eye of a Murfreesboro woman who was suffering from cataracts.

Dr. McCabe told NewRadio WGNS . . .

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This new lens treats presbyopia (age-related long-sightedness), and is implanted into the eye during a normal cataract operation.

In most cases recovery time is minimal, with patients able to return to their usual routine just 24 hours after surgery.

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The person who received the implant last week says it totaly corrected her vision issues . . .

Unlike traditional multifocal lenses, the high-tech lens that Dr. McCabe implanted, has no glares or halos with the Symfony lens, no reduction in contrast sensitivity, and it has a special defraction grating, making it similar to a traditional lens implant, but with the added benefit of a reading prescription.

For more information on the new Symfony multi-focal lens, contact McCabe Vision Center at (615) 904-9024 or mccabevisioncenter.com.

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