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ICL vs. IOL Surgeries: Is There a Difference?

Posted on Tuesday October 18, 2022 inIOLs, Visian ICL

Eye surgery can change many people’s lives, but the idea can seem daunting without an understanding of the different kinds of procedures and their risks. Two common procedures — IOL and ICL surgery — are used to treat a variety of vision conditions. ICL, short for implantable contact lens, is an artificial collamer lens implanted…

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ReSTOR® +2.5D Multifocal Toric IOL with ACTIVEFOCUS™: A New Option for Cataract Patients with Astigmatism and Presbyopia

Posted on Thursday June 1, 2017 inAstigmatism, Cataract Surgery, IOLs, Latest News, Presbyopia

We are very excited to announce a new intraocular lens option for cataract surgery patients who suffer from astigmatism and presbyopia: the Acrysof IQ ReSTOR® +2.5 Multifocal Toric IOL with ACTIVEFOCUS™. Recently approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the Acrysof IQ ReSTOR® +2.5 Multifocal Toric IOL with ACTIVEFOCUS™ can improve vision for a…

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The Benefits of Refractive Lens Exchange

Posted on Tuesday April 25, 2017 inIOLs, LASIK Alternatives, Latest News, Myopia, Presbyopia

While laser vision correction procedures such as LASIK and PRK remain very popular, the fact is that they are not always the best option for individuals who want to reduce dependence on corrective eyewear for people who have problems with reading and distance vision. Refractive lens exchange, or RLE, can be a very effective procedure…

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How Much does Cataract Surgery Cost?

Posted on Friday March 4, 2016 inCataract Surgery, Cataracts, Implantable Contact Lens, IOLs, Latest News

Cataracts develop as a common part of the aging process when the natural lens in the eye begins to harden and become cloudy, causing a decline in vision over time. Cataracts can eventually progress to the point of not being able to pass a driver’s test, and can even result in blindness if left untreated…

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Multifocal IOLs the right choice for morning radio DJ

Posted on Saturday August 29, 2009 inIOLs, Latest News, Patient Spotlight

“I wear glasses and I’m tired of them!”, exclaimed Salt Lake City morning radio deejay, Jon Carter of 103.5 The Arrow. After seeing a recent bill totaling over $800 for glasses and prescription sunglasses, Jon decided to choose a better option to improve his vision. “Why do I even bother with the hassle and the…

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