Dr. Barbara Bowers is one of America's innovative leaders in:
Bladeless Cataract Surgery
Refractive Lens Exchange
Dr. Bowers was the first surgeon in Kentucky to offer Bladeless Laser Cataract Surgery and continues to be the region's most experienced bladeless cataract surgeon. Using the LensSx Laser system - the first laser to be FDA approved for bladeless cataract surgery - Dr. Bowers is excited to provide state-of-the-art technology to her cataract patients. She was also the first surgeon in Kentucky to use the laser LenSx laser for Bladeless LASIK.
Prior to using the LenSx laser for LASIK, she was on of the few elite surgeons in the United States with the Wavelight EYE-Q/FS200 Bladeless LASIK Suite. This LASIK suite,
PADUCAH LASIK CENTER is located in the office of INNOVATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY allowing patients the convenience of haveing the evaluation, the testing and the surgical procedure in on location.
Prior to the opening of PADUCAH LASIK CENTER, patients in Western Kentucky and the region underwent their evaluation in an office and had to schedule their procedures at a differenct surgery center then wait until the next mobile laser company could bring a laser to town. In addition to offering a patient convenience, PADUCAH LASIK CENTER is home to the newest, safest, most precise LASIK technology in the world.
In 1999, Dr. Bowers introduced Refractive Lens Surgery technology to our region by implanting Paducah's first TORIC and MULTIFOCAL intra-ocular lens implants. She continues to be an early adopter of refractive surgery technologies and enjoys providing these vision restoring technologies to her patients.