Multifocal or accommodating intraocular lens

Posted by / 20-Nov-2016 21:22

Multifocal or accommodating intraocular lens

Intraocular lenses, or IOLs, are implantable lenses that are used to replace the natural lenses of the eyes when they have become damaged.

Scientists originally designed IOLs to treat cataracts.

: I’ve always worn glasses for astigmatism to help me see distance and started wearing multifocals a few years ago to help me see up close as well—but now things look blurry and cloudy no matter which glasses I wear.

could correct his cataracts, astigmatism, and his progressing presbyopia with a multifocal lens that also corrects for astigmatism.

In a young eye, accommodation is essentially instantaneous and effortless.

Fri 21 Jul Minimally invasive surgical techniques that leave the sclera and conjunctiva intact, collectively known as MIGS (minimally or micro-invasive glaucoma surgery), are playing an increasingly important role in the treatment of glaucoma.

Current glaucoma treatment guidelines suggest a graduated approach of increasing invasiveness as the disease progresses.

After your cataract is removed, your ophthalmologist will implant a replacement lens often called a cataract lens.

Many patients will tell me at first that they don’t want a cataract lens placed after their natural lens is removed.

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