Published: Nov 29, 2013 11:24 AM EST
Updated: Nov 29, 2013 11:38 AM EST

On Sunday, November 17, local cataract surgeon Dr. Jonathan Frantz was one of four ophthalmologists to speak at theAmerican Academy of Ophthalmology conference in New Orleanson behalf of Alcon Surgical’s latest technological advancement The Cataract Refractive Suite. Other speakers included Dr. Stephen Slade (Texas), Dr. Richard Tipperman (Pennsylvania) and Dr. Robert Cionni (Utah).

The Cataract Refractive Suite is comprised of four technologies, which together will redefine the way cataract surgery is performed from start to finish. In front of hundreds of the world’s most renowned ophthalmologists, Dr. Frantz discussed the implementation of the LenSx laser at his Suncoast Surgery Center in Fort Myers.

Dr. Frantz introduced Bladeless Laser Cataract Surgery in southwestFloridain May of 2012 and is now one of the most experienced LenSx surgeons in the country.   According to Dr. Frantz, the laser has optimized surgical flow, accuracy and most importantly the visual outcomes for his patients. The LenSx laser is one of the four technologies comprising The Cataract Refractive Suite and a key component in the future of cataract surgery.

To schedule a cataract evaluation, call Frantz EyeCare's main office at 239.418.0999 or visit