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Cataract Surgery

Vanderbilt is a leading destination for people seeking surgical treatment for cataracts. Our highly trained team provides you with excellent care using advanced techniques and state-of-the-art equipment to restore your vision and help you see more clearly. 

Conditions We Treat

We treat all types of cataracts, including:

Meet Your Care Team

Eric N. Brown

Eric N. BrownMD, PhD

    Glaucoma, Glaucoma Suspect-High Pressure, Ophthalmology
Sylvia L. Groth

Sylvia L. GrothMD

    Anterior Segment Surgery, Cataract- Pediatric/Adults, Glaucoma, Glaucoma Suspect-High Pressure, Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology Surgery
Jeffrey A. Kammer

Jeffrey A. KammerMD

    Cataract- Pediatric/Adults, Glaucoma, Glaucoma Suspect-High Pressure, Ophthalmology
Rachel W. Kuchtey

Rachel W. KuchteyMD, PhD

    Cataract- Pediatric/Adults, Glaucoma, Glaucoma Suspect-High Pressure, Ophthalmology
Alina Lou

Alina LouMD

    Blurred Vision, Cataract Surgery (Traditional and Laser), Dry Eye, Watery, Itchy, Allergies, Glaucoma, Ophthalmology, Routine Eye Exam, Glasses, Contact Lens

Why Choose Cataract Surgery at Vanderbilt

  • medical record, Second opinions, cross, pen
    Second opinions

    A second opinion can help you make the best health decisions. We review your medical history, diagnostic tests, any previous treatments and your personal preferences to give you an informed opinion.

  • goal, specialized, individualized, customized, Personalized care
    Personalized care

    We tailor your treatment plan to meet your unique needs and health goals. We help you navigate your treatment options to ensure you receive the best possible care.

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    Team approach

    We work together to ensure that you receive the comprehensive care you need. Our team members collaborate with each other, as well as with experts in other medical disciplines, to provide you with individual care that addresses your unique needs.

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    Advanced technology

    We use the most advanced technology for laser cataract removal surgery. This minimally invasive procedure results in shorter recovery time. We also implant specialized lenses after the surgery to correct for presbyopia or astigmatism. 

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    Experienced surgeons

    You have access to our excellent team of fellowship-trained ophthalmologists who are experts in their field. Our ophthalmologists perform about 4,000 cataract procedures a year.  Their depth of experience in performing cataract surgery translates into high-quality care for you. 

Tests, Treatments and Services

We offer a full range of tests, treatments and services, including:


2311 Pierce Avenue
Nashville, TN 37232
4601 Carothers Parkway, Suite 450
Franklin, TN 37067
305 Indian Lake Boulevard, Suite 240
Hendersonville, TN 37075
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Lebanon, TN 37087