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toric intraocular lenses for astigmatism

Toric IOLs (Intraocular Lenses) for Astigmatism

If you have a cataract and are getting it surgically removed, your doctor may recommend a toric IOL. These tools can help to correct astigmatism and vision problems after your surgery. They come in a variety of options. What Are Toric IOLs & When Are They Used? Toric intraocular lenses are small, man-made lenses that […]

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Multifocal IOLs: Pros, Cons, Outcomes & More

If you are having cataract removal surgery, you may be offered the option of a multifocal intraocular lens. This lens will allow you to see at different ranges of vision. A multifocal lens may potentially remove the need for glasses or contact lenses once your surgery is over. What Are Multifocal IOLs & Why Are […]

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Accommodating Intraocular Lenses (IOL)

An accommodating intraocular lens (IOL) is an artificial lens implant that moves or changes shape in your eye, enabling dynamic focusing at various distances.  It mimics the seamless adjustments (accommodations) that the natural lens makes in the eye as the focus shifts from distance to near and vice versa. What Are Accommodating IOLs Used For? […]

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Symfony Intraocular Lens (IOL) for Cataract Surgery

A Symfony IOL is an extended depth-of-focus (EDOF) artificial lens that a surgeon inserts into a patient’s eye after cataract removal surgery. EDOF refers to the fact that lens provides a broader, seamless vision range by stretching light that passes through it. Symfony IOLs are the first lenses of its kind to get approved by […]

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Vivity Lens for Cataract Surgery

The Vivity IOL is an implant that eye doctors surgically insert to replace and mimic the function of a natural lens. Created by Alcon, the IOL incorporates game-changing optics to provide a broader vision range. Many patients that have had a Vivity IOL implant after cataract surgery report significant improvements in distance, near and intermediate […]

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Intraocular Lens (IOL) Implants: Lens Replacement After Cataracts

What are IOLs? Intraocular lenses (IOLs) are plastic lenses surgically inserted into the eyes of someone, usually because the person elected to have cataract surgery to regain clearer vision. When you have this procedure, a surgeon removes the natural lens in your eye and replaces it with a permanent plastic IOL. Some IOLs can correct […]