Multifocal IOLs

Have you been diagnosed with cataracts and wish to improve your overall vision? If so, multifocal IOLs may be a good choice for you! These lenses can help to improve your overall vision for a better quality of life. Our eye care physicians have the skill and expertise to properly insert these lenses, so you can get back to enjoying your everyday life in no time!

What are Multifocal IOLs?

As we age, our vision will naturally deteriorate, and can eventually lead to cataracts for some. Multifocal intraocular lenses (IOLs) are a form of prosthetic lens that is used in cataract surgery. Many people who wish to have freedom from eyeglasses following cataract surgery choose these lenses to expand their range of clear vision.

How do Multifocal IOLs Work?

These lenses contain added magnification in different areas of the lens to expand a patient’s range of vision, so they can clearly see objects at all distances without contacts or eyeglasses. They are specifically created to work in a way that you can pick whether to focus on an object nearby or further away. With these lenses, many people report an improved quality of life, since they can now see clearly during everyday tasks.

How are Multifocal IOLs Implanted?

When implanting multifocal IOLs, the natural lens of the eye is removed, and a clear lens is inserted in its place. Many people choose to have these lenses implanted because they are a natural, safe, and effective way to correct vision for all distance fields.

Following this procedure, patients may experience temporary blurriness for the first week. After this time, quality natural outdoor and indoor vision should be restored. Results from this surgery are permanent.

Candidates for Multifocal IOLs

The ideal candidate for multifocal IOLs is someone who has been diagnosed with cataracts and does not wish to wear reading glasses or contact lenses. However, those with severe dry eye, irregular astigmatism, or macular degeneration should not receive these lenses. The best way to determine if this treatment option is right for you is to schedule a consultation appointment with one of our skilled eye care physicians.

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To learn more about multifocal IOLs and how they can benefit you, contact Eye Care Physicians of New Jersey today to schedule your initial consultation appointment!

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