Cataract lenses, known more technically as “intraocular lenses”, are medical implants that replace your real eye lenses during surgery. Sometimes this surgery is performed to resolve or improve a cataract issue. Intraocular lenses are also used in other types of lens exchange surgeries. Intraocular lenses are safe and effective alternatives to wearing thick prescription glasses or other eyewear after your cataract surgery.
As renowned specialists, OSM ophthalmologists use the most advanced and effective types of intraocular lenses to provide patients with premium quality and results. Some patients report that their vision is restored to what it was in their youth.
At the time of surgery, the lenses are chosen and given a specific prescription to suit your eyes for the sharpest vision possible. Our doctors will assess and determine if you need replacement or changes made to these lenses to keep optimal vision long term. You also may need to wear glasses with the lenses to perform certain activities, so the prescriptions of both the glasses and implants must work together.
The lenses sometimes need updates or replacement over time with wear or changes in the rest of the eye. Depending on the circumstance, our doctors may recommend an additional surgery or an exchange of your lenses for a different type that works better. OSM ophthalmologists take into careful consideration the needs for each patient depending on their medical history. Contact us to learn more.