Kansas City, MO
A 41-year-old male asked:
Which is the best lens to place in the eye after a cataract surgery? my optometrist says that the 'yellow alon' lens is best and the surgeon says that a tech lens is better. whichone should be used?
3 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Addiction Medicine 30 years experience
Surgeon preference: They all have advantages and disadvantages, most have to do with surgeons preference. I prefer the amo technis lens.
5k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
LASIK Surgery 18 years experience
Lens implant: The type of lens implant depends on many factors. There are numerous choices such as monofocal, toric, multifocal, accommodating, etc. Discuss these options with your optometrist and surgeon to come to a consensus regarding the best lens for you.
5k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
Many options: The current iol market provides excellent lens choices for cataract surgery. Depending on many preoperative factors that the surgeon carefully considers, the iol that makes the most sense is chosen.
4.7k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Dec 9, 2013
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.