Introducing a Breakthrough in Cataract Surgery
Now there’s a revolutionary new way to potentially leave your glasses behind forever – the innovative Acrysof Intraocular Lens (IOL), the latest advancement in cataract surgery technology. The Acrysof IOLs have been uniquely designed to provide enhanced image quality and a full range of vision – up close, far away and everything in-between, giving cataract patients the best opportunity to live life free of glasses.
Definition of Intraocular Lens (IOL)-
Lens Implant: a clear synthetic lens that is implanted in the eye; usually done when the natural lens has been removed in a cataract operation.
An intraocular lens (IOL) is an implanted lens in the eye, usually replacing the existing crystalline lens because it has been clouded over by a cataract, removal of the cataract and insertion of the IOL typically takes about an hour and does not require hospitalization. The IOL is implanted within the capsule, which provides permanent support for the lens. The IOL is never handled or adjusted, as a contact lens might be. If an IOL is not implanted during a cataract surgery, the patient may use contact lenses or cataract glasses.
There are three lens options available:
You and your physician will determine the best suited lenses for your eyes.
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