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INTRAOCULAR LENS IMPLANTS (IOL)

INTRAOCULAR LENS IMPLANTS (IOL) - SANTA MONICA EYE MEDICAL GROUP

EXPERIENCE CLEAR VISION AND FREEDOM FROM GLASSES WITH ADVANCED IOL TREATMENTS AT SANTA MONICA EYE MEDICAL GROUP. EXPLORE OUR PERSONALIZED SOLUTIONS FOR PRESBYOPIA & ASTIGMATIC CORRECTION. SCHEDULE A CONSULTATION TODAY!

Intraocular Lens Implants (IOL) Explained

Intraocular Lens Implants, or IOLs, are artificial lenses that are surgically placed inside the eye to replace the natural lens. They are designed to correct a range of vision issues, including presbyopia and astigmatism. These advanced lenses provide a permanent solution, enabling patients to enjoy clear vision without relying on glasses or contact lenses.

Trifocal Intraocular Lens (IOL) is a cutting-edge solution that offers patients clear vision at three distinct focal points: near, intermediate, and distance. By dividing incoming light into these three focal areas, Trifocal IOLs provide enhanced depth of focus, allowing for seamless transitions between different distances. This means you can enjoy clear vision for tasks such as reading, working on a computer, and engaging in outdoor activities without the need for glasses or contacts.

Multifocal Intraocular Lens (IOL) is another advanced option for presbyopia correction. These lenses are designed to provide clear vision at multiple distances, typically near and far. With Multifocal IOLs, your visual system can adapt and switch between these distances, allowing for improved vision at various focal points. While Multifocal IOLs offer excellent results, it’s important to note that the focus transitions may be more noticeable compared to Trifocal IOLs.

This intraoperative aberrometer ensures accurate lens power and astigmatism correction during cataract surgery. Insurance does not cover this procedure.

Toric Intraocular Lens (IOL) is a specialized artificial lens designed to correct astigmatism, a common refractive error that distorts vision. Unlike traditional IOLs, Toric IOLs have additional optical power in specific meridians, allowing for precise astigmatic correction. By addressing both the cataract and astigmatism simultaneously, Toric IOLs offer comprehensive vision improvement.

Benefits of Intraocular Lens Implants (IOL)

SEE THE DIFFERENCE

Enhanced & Improved Vision

IOLs can enhance your vision by providing clear, sharp focus at various distances, reducing the need for corrective eyewear.

Enhanced Quality of Life

Regain the freedom to engage in activities without the limitations imposed by vision problems. Experience the joy of a clear, unencumbered vision.

Convenience

Say goodbye to the hassle of constantly changing glasses or dealing with contact lenses. IOLs offer long-lasting visual correction.

Short Video Overview of Intraocular Lens Implants (IOL)

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

The duration of the Intraocular Lens Implant procedure typically varies depending on various factors, such as the complexity of your case and the specific technique used. However, on average, the surgery itself usually takes around 15 to 30 minutes per eye.

The goal of Intraocular Lens Implants is to reduce your dependence on glasses or contact lenses. While many patients experience a significant reduction in their reliance on corrective eyewear, some individuals may still require glasses for specific activities, such as reading small print or driving at night. The extent to which you will need glasses after IOL surgery depends on factors such as your specific visual needs, the type of IOL implanted, and your overall eye health.

As with any surgical procedure, there are potential risks and complications associated with Intraocular Lens Implants. However, serious complications are rare. Some possible risks include infection, inflammation, bleeding, damage to the surrounding structures of the eye, or a decrease in vision. Our experienced ophthalmologists will thoroughly discuss the potential risks and benefits with you during the consultation to ensure you have a clear understanding of the procedure.

No, the Intraocular Lens Implant surgery is typically not painful. Local anesthesia is administered to numb the eye, ensuring your comfort throughout the procedure. Some patients may experience minor discomfort or a sensation of pressure, but any potential discomfort is usually minimal and temporary.

In many cases, Intraocular Lens Implant surgery is covered by insurance, particularly if it is performed as part of cataract surgery. However, coverage may vary depending on your insurance provider and the specific details of your policy. Our knowledgeable staff can assist you in understanding your insurance coverage and work with you to navigate the reimbursement process.

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"Very friendly staff and knowledgeable optometrist. They are helpful and courteous without being pushy or trying to force you to buy something you're not ready to buy yet. The optometrist was very professional and did a great job explaining the changes in my prescription and the new lenses I'd have to choose from as my previous brand is no longer on the market. 5/5 would recommend to anyone needing a good eye doctor in Los Angeles"

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"I am very lucky to have found Santa Monica Eye Medical Group. Having seen good reviews about the office, and now done a procedure with them, I completely understand why they have such great reviews. The staff is great, extremely competent, very professional, and friendly...Santa Monica Eye Medical Group has assembled a team of elite, competent, caring healthcare professionals. Very strong recommend"

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"I received a new multifocal PanOptic lens for my right eye as I had early stage cataracts. The surgery by Dr. Stelzner and the support of her medical team were terrific. My follow up and care by her office staff was great as well. For those in need I would highly recommend her and staff for your surgery. You will be in caring skillful hands"

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