Accommodating lens

Accommodating lenses* helps to correct presbyopia by restoring some of the eyes ability to accommodate* to near targets. In general, patients who choose to have monofocal lens implants will be dependent on glasses either some or most of the time in about 95% of cases.Patients who choose to have multifocal lens implants will only be dependent on glasses either some or most of the time in about 15% of distance) and some additional advantage for near vision over standard lenses.The lens has flexible arms on it that allow the natural process of accommodating within the capsule (bag) of the lens to work.In addition, the use of the Len Sx laser allows for more precise incisions on the cornea, called limbal relaxing incisions, to reduce or eliminate astigmatism allowing for better vision at all distances.A careful evaluation by our experienced and board certified cataract surgeons can best determine if this lens is a good choice for you.

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With age, the natural lens inside the eye becomes less clear.It does so by recreating accommodation similar to your eye’s natural lens.The unique Crystalens can reduce or eliminate glasses for most activities including: reading a book, working on the computer, and driving a car.There are multiple types of IOLs to consider, including traditional monofocal lenses and premium lenses.Standard monofocal lenses provide good distance vision but still require the use of reading glasses for near and intermediate work to overcome the presbyopia.

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