Clouding of the normally clear lens of the eye. Most cataracts develop slowly over the course of years. The main symptom is blurry vision. Having cataracts can be like looking through a cloudy window.
Photorefractive keratectomy and laser-assisted sub-epithelial keratectomy are laser eye surgery procedures intended to correct a person’s vision, reducing dependency on glasses or contact lenses.
Refractive lens exchange (RLE) replaces your eye’s clear natural lens with an artificial intraocular lens (IOL) to correct your refractive error and achieve sharper focus, reducing your need for reading glasses or bifocals.
LASIK is a surgical procedure intended to reduce a person’s dependency on glasses or contact lenses. LASIK stands for Laser-Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis and is a procedure that permanently changes the shape of the cornea, the clear covering of the front of the eye, using an excimer laser.
LASEK eye surgery is a variation of PRK to correct myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness) and astigmatism. LASEK combines certain methods from both LASIK and PRK.
One of the most frequently performed elective procedures in North America. The procedure uses a laser to reshape the cornea to correct common refractive errors, including nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism.
All-Laser or bladeless LASIK surgery simply use a femtosecond laser to create a protective flap that allows your LASIK surgeon to access the inner corneal tissue for reshaping, instead of using a precision instrument called a microkeratome to complete this step. The creation of this flap allows your surgeon to treat the part of your eye that is responsible for your vision problems.
Toric lens implants are one of the most popular technologies for cataract patients with astigmatism who do not intend to wear eyeglasses at all times. They are designed to improve how well you see without eyeglasses in the distance, as compared to if you had a standard lens implant.
A Yag capsulotomy is a special laser treatment used to improve vision after cataract surgery. During a cataract operation, the natural lens inside of the eye that had become cloudy is removed. A new plastic lens is put inside the lens membrane (called the bag or capsule) to replace it.
Multifocal toric Lenses can provide better intermediate and near vision than monofocal Toric Lenses. It can improve UCVA and overall vision with spectacle independence by correcting corneal astigmatism and presbyopia at the same time
Multifocal Lenses are a type of prosthetic lens used in cataract surgery. During cataract or lens replacement surgery, the patient’s natural lenses are replaced with multifocal lenses, which, improve near, intermediate, and far-distance vision.
For patients with cataracts in both eyes, a Monofocal Intraocular Lenses may provide the most benefit. A monofocal lens is an intraocular lens with a fixed focus for one distance which are for near focus, mid-distance focus, or distant focus.
Toric lenses are premium intraocular lenses (IOLs) that correct presbyopia as well as common refractive errors, enabling an expanded range of clear vision and a decreased need for eyeglasses after cataract surgery, compared with surgery performed with conventional monofocal IOLs.
Monofocal, Multifocal, Extended Dept of Focus (EDOF), Accommodative and Toric which is best for you?
Accommodating IOLs are a unique type of IOL primarily used for the treatment of cataracts, though they are more frequently being used to treat presbyopia. Unlike other IOLs, accommodating IOLs shift and adjust as your eye moves in order to provide focusing power for multiple distances.
While cataract surgery corrects cloudy lenses, it still leaves patients with astigmatism with distorted vision. Toric IOLs are specially designed to correct astigmatism along with overall vision during cataract surgery, offering complete vision correction.