Which Premium Cataract Lenses Are Best For Me?
If you are interested in reducing your need for glasses after cataract surgery, a premium intraocular lens is your best option. Premium cataract lenses are designed to correct distance, intermediate, and near vision. There are several different types of premium intraocular lenses that you and your doctor can choose from. Once your doctor has determined you are a good candidate for a premium lens, he or she will talk to you about which visions you use the most to determine which premium lens will best fit your lifestyle.
What Premium Lens Options Are Available?
At CarlinVision we offer all of the latest premium options.
Multifocal lenses: Multifocal lenses reduce your dependence on glasses for distance, intermediate, and near. The lens uses a specially engineered optic to provide focus at all ranges of vision. It adds magnification in different parts of the lens to expand your range of vision so you can see objects clearly at all distances without glasses. These types of lenses are good for patients who do a lot of up close work or small font, paperback reading.
Accommodating lenses: These lenses are designed to flex like the eye’s natural lens, giving you an active range of vision from arm’s length to distance. This lens provides great crisp and clear ranges of vision for a more active lifestyle. The Crystalens is FAA approved for pilots. This lens is best for patients who do a lot of night driving and perform most of their activities at an intermediate and distance range of vision.
Extended Depth of Focus lenses: This lens mitigates the effects of presbyopia by providing an extended depth of focus. This lens provides improved intermediate and near visual acuity, while maintaining comparable distance visual acuity. This lens also elongates the focus of the eye to provide continuous, high-quality vision. This type of lens would be best for patients who are looking to correct distance and also do the majority of their work at an intermediate level.