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What is the best intraocular lens after cataract removal?

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Dr. Harvey Fishman
Ophthalmology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Several

Depends on what your final goals are.
If you would like independence from glasses, consider multifocal lenses. They do carry risk of halos and reduced contrast. They work well for the appropriately chosen patient. Make sure that you have a wavefront measurement as well as topographic images as higher order aberrations or corneal irregularities like forme fruste keratoconus are contraindicated.

In brief: Several

Depends on what your final goals are.
If you would like independence from glasses, consider multifocal lenses. They do carry risk of halos and reduced contrast. They work well for the appropriately chosen patient. Make sure that you have a wavefront measurement as well as topographic images as higher order aberrations or corneal irregularities like forme fruste keratoconus are contraindicated.
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Dr. Theodore Wu
Toric intraocular lenses work well if you have significant astigmatism in your prescription-- they may give you better final vision at distance. Ask your ophthalmologist what he/she thinks is the best choice for you.
Dr. Michael Ham
Ophthalmology

In brief: Bias!

This response would depend on the specific surgeon, manufacturer, and the desired outcome.
There is acrylic, silicone, pmma, multi-focal, accommodative, and aspheric options to mention a few.

In brief: Bias!

This response would depend on the specific surgeon, manufacturer, and the desired outcome.
There is acrylic, silicone, pmma, multi-focal, accommodative, and aspheric options to mention a few.
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