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IOL Technology

After your cataract has been removed, you will have a lens implant inserted into your eye in place of the cataract. There are many innovative and exciting new premium lens implant options available to you at Ophthalmology Associates. Depending on your lens selection, it is possible to significantly reduce or even eliminate your dependence on prescription glasses after your cataract surgery.

ReStor IOL

Acrysof® ReSTOR

Whether you suffer from cataracts or just want the freedom of not wearing prescription glasses or contacts, the Acrysof® ReSTOR lens implant may be right for you. The Acrysof® ReSTOR lens provides:

  • Excellent distance vision without prescription glasses.
  • Excellent reading vision without reading glasses in a well-lit environment.
  • The ability for many patients to work at their computer without reading glasses.

Crystalens IOL

Crystalens®

The Crystalens® uses a unique technology that has undergone many significant changes in the past few years. The Crystalens® provides:

  • Excellent distance vision without prescription glasses.
  • Excellent intermediate (computer) range vision.
  • The ability for many patients to read without reading glasses.

Tecnis IOL

Tecnis® Multifocal

The Tecnis® Multifocal lens implant offers a new design that can significantly reduce your dependence on spectacles. The Tecnis® Multifocal provides:

  • Excellent distance vision without prescription glasses.
  • Excellent reading vision without reading glasses in a dimly lit environment.
  • The ability for some patients to work at their computer without reading glasses.

TORIC IOL

Alcon Toric Lens

Many patients have something called astigmatism in their prescription glasses. If there is enough astigmatism, you may be a candidate for the revolutionary Alcon Toric lens. The lens comes in a wide variety of powers to effectively eliminate astigmatism. The Alcon Toric lens provides:

  • Excellent distance vision without the need for prescription glasses.

Each of the premium lens implants offers advantages and disadvantages which are unique to each individual patient. Your surgeon at Ophthalmology Associates will spend all the time necessary to discuss all of your options with you prior to your surgery. Your surgeon, who actually performs the lens implant surgery, has extensive hands-on experience with the subtle differences between all these lens implant options.

At Ophthalmology Associates, YOUR questions will be answered directly by Your Surgeon – not by a sales person.

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