Multifocal Lens Implants that are Near Vision Presbyopia Correcting IOL's provide excellent vision after Cataract Surgery at the full range of distances- far or distance vision, arms length or intermediate vision and up close near vision.Depending on your specific vision requirements, there are different types of presbyopia correcting lens implants that may be selected.These include the Re Zoom™ Lens Implant (IOL), the Acry Sof® Re STOR® Lens Implant (IOL), the Tecnis® Multifocal (IOL) and the Crystalens® Lens Implant (IOL).
Your Cataract Surgeon and the staff will be able to suggest which one will help you achieve your vision correction goals after Cataract Surgery.
Presbyopia correcting lens implants correct both your distance vision and your presbyopia after cataract surgery.
For the vast majority of patients, having a near vision presbyopia correcting lens implant means that you will be able to see at distance and up close without being dependent on eyeglasses.
So, patients choosing to have a presbyopia correcting lens implant will likely find that they can drive, watch television, play golf and keep score, read a menu, play cards or do crafts-without the need for glasses.
Your Cataract Surgeon will evaluate you and make the most appropriate recommendations.
As with any surgical procedure, there are always risks as well as benefits.During your visit to your Cataract Surgeon they will perform a cataract examination and then arrange your cataract surgery scheduling.Patients choosing this type of lens implant typically experience a greater overall freedom from glasses allowing them to participate in most everyday activities without dependence on, or the hassle of glasses.It is important to note however that near vision presbyopia correcting lens implants may not be right for everyone.There are certain medical and eye health criteria that must first be met in order for you to be a good candidate.In fact there are certain eye conditions such as Age Related Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Retinopathy and Epiretinal Membranes that may preclude you from having a near vision presbyopia correcting lens implant and achieving the best possible results.