Accomodating lens replacement
TORIC IOL For patients with astigmatism who are having cataract surgery, you now have an additional option; an IOL that makes it possible to treat the cataract and correct your astigmatism at the same time. Your doctor will recommend the option that is best for you.
If you want to learn more about the life changing procedures involved in modern cataract surgery, we will be happy to answer all your questions.
Approximately 60% of people over the age of 60 and 70% of people over 75 have cataracts.
Colors can become dull, a brown-yellow tint is common, and driving can become dangerous. The virtually painless procedure takes a few minutes at our surgery center adjacent to the clinic.
Then the surgeon inserts an intraocular lens or IOL to replace the natural lens that was removed.
Most patients return to the clinic for a post-operative check within a few hours of the surgery.
Reading glasses are commonly required so that you can see things up close.
The accommodating lens is designed to allow you to change the focal point of the lens.These lenses are not for everyone and some additional testing will need to be completed to determine if you are a good candidate for these premium lenses.