During cataract surgery, the eye’s clouded natural lens is replaced by an artificial intraocular lens or IOL. Originally, IOLs were all the same — simply designed to restore vision back to how it had appeared before the cataract. This is no longer the case. Now, thanks to advancements in technology, IOLs don’t just restore vision,… Read More
Introducing the Alcon AcrySof IQ PanOptix ® Trifocal IntraOcular Lens The Most Advanced Technology Available For Cataract Lens Replacement Now Available By Renowned Cataract Surgeon and Refractive Surgery Specialist, Dr. Michael R. George, MD Alcon’s Tweet About PanOptix: “We know patients undergoing cataract surgery today want a replacement lens that delivers the vision they need… Read More
Pre and Post-operative Care of Intraocular Lens Replacement: An Informative Guide to Cataracts, Lenses, Prevention, and Physics of Refraction Anna E. Taiclet As the foremost causative agent to blindness, cataracts of the ocular lens remains a topic of importance within ophthalmologic practices. Although age-related cataracts are the most commonly diagnosed condition within the adult population,… Read More
Cuando un paciente decide que es hora de someterse a una cirugía de catarata, generalmente se debe a que está experimentando al menos uno de los 4 síntomas principales. Esos síntomas pueden no ocurrir todos a la vez, pero cada uno se desarrolla más y más a lo largo del tiempo. Los síntomas incluyen visión… Read More
Cataract’s Lens Implant Options Cataract eye surgery has been around for centuries. In fact, there is a reference to cataract surgeries as far back as 29AD. Obviously, the procedures used in cataract eye surgery have greatly improved over the years, and today it is one of the most common procedures in the United States, utilizing… Read More
Cataract is Primary Cause of Blindness Cataracts are the primary cause of blindness around the world, and affect more than twenty million Americans- but what causes cataracts? While aging is a major factor in the development of cataracts, there are other factors as well. Fortunately, there are also solutions. Twenty-two million Americans over age forty… Read More
Cataract Symptoms You Need to Know Although they affect nearly forty million people in the United States, many people are not familiar with the symptoms of cataracts. Cataracts are typically considered an eye problem for the elderly, and it is true that the most common type of cataract happens as people age. However, there are… Read More
However, until recently, even after cataract surgery, patients were required to wear corrective lenses for both distance and near vision. With the advent of accommodative intraocular lens (IOLs) technology, all that is changing.