Category: Cataract Surgery

AcrySof Toric IOL: A Lens For the Future

Good vision makes for a quality life. Some patients have significant cataracts and astigmatism. As long as the astigmatism classifies as the regular kind, its possible for an AcrySof Toric lens to alleviate the problem. AcrySof Toric lens developed as an artificial replacement for a natural lens. The lens located in the cornea offers a […]

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Life Without Glasses – Say Hello to ReSTOR Multifocal IOLs

After receiving the approval for use, AcrySof IQ ReSTOR have managed to change the face of vision treatments. These multifocal lens implants developed for the sole purpose of sufficiently distributing light to distance, and to near and halfway distance, based on the ambient light. This is the reason, the image quality in all lighting conditions […]

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Top Benefits of Opting for Toric IOL

Patients affected by astigmatism have blurry vision problems and need corrective laser eye surgery. Constraints exist to wearing glasses and contacts. Often a toric lens has become a common treatment for astigmatism, which is performed during the time of cataract surgery. What is astigmatism? Those affected with this condition have problems focusing on objects. The […]

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Top Benefits of Accommodative Intraocular Lenses

Accommodative intraocular (IOL) lenses are a safe solution for obtaining clear eyesight at multiple distances – far and near. Implanted into the eyes, they are unlike traditional monofocal lenses that provide focus only on one point in space. But accommodative (IOL) simulate the mechanism of the natural eye and function of its crystalline lens. How […]

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Childhood Cataracts: Causes and Treatments

Normally, we associate cataracts, the clouding of the lens that causes blurry vision, with older individuals. Did you know that children can also develop cataracts? In fact, some children are born with cataracts. This is referred to as congenital cataracts. If the child develops cataracts after birth, the term used to refer to the condition […]

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Cataract Surgery Advancements Over the Years

From a very primitive procedure to a very effective one today with optimum results, cataract surgery has advanced quite significantly over the years. Here is a look at the advances in cataract surgery and what makes today’s cataract surgery with intraocular lenses highly effective in correcting presbyopia, astigmatism, and refractive error. Couching Cataract surgery is […]

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Cataract Treatment for Babies and Children

Cataracts happen with the clouding of the lens of the eye. More common among adults and the elderly, children, even babies, can have cataracts. Cataracts in babies became defined as congenital cataracts while cataracts in children are called developmental, infantile, and juvenile cataracts. They are basically the same except that in congenital cataracts, the cataract […]

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Ancient Cataract Surgery (Part 2)

The term cataract is derived from the Latin word waterfall. This is because during the ancient times people believed that cataracts were brought about by the liquid flowing from the brain down to the eyes, which then forms the white soft opaque membrane in the eye. Various civilizations during the ancient time have performed their […]

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Ancient Cataract Surgery (Part 1)

For a lot of people, the sense of sight is the most important of all the senses. In fact, a survey has proven that the majority of people consider losing their vision as one of the things that they are most afraid to lose. It is no surprise therefore that cataract surgery is one of […]

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Cataracts with Lifestyle Intraocular Lens: Is it for me?

Cataract surgery is one of the simplest eye surgeries in the world. Thousands of cataract surgeries are performed every day. The average time of this type of surgery is 15 minutes. It involves removing the cloudy lens in the eye and replacing it with a new one. The new lens is an artificial lens and […]

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