If a patient has high demand for near acuity, bifocal GP lenses may still be one of the best options.
For those patients who have sufficient crystalline lens change and whose best contact lens corrected vision has been on the decline, then discussing a premium IOL is an excellent option, Dr. Expected to arrive in the second quarter of 2016, this monthly replacement silicone hydrogel lens will combine the three-zone progressive design from the company’s Biotrue One Day multifocal with its Ultra contact lens material.
I had originally only planned on having 1 eye done (since the other was 20/20 correctible still), but when the patch came off the next day I discovered it might be hard to adapt to the difference in vision between the two eyes even with a contact lens in the other eye.
When the ciliary muscle is relaxed, the lens flattens to enable clear distance vision.New lenses in the pipeline to supplement your arsenal include: There’s no one-size-fits-all approach with presbyopia correction, especially with so many options to choose from. Visual demands, goals for improvement in certain lifestyle or leisure activities, as well as physical and ocular health are a few of the important considerations that should be addressed when developing a treatment plan. Chang, a thorough understanding of patients’ lifestyle and visual habits is essential to guide the decision-making process.The specific choice is dependent on patient disposition, refractive error, pupil size, habitual environment, visual demands and financial considerations, Dr. If the anticipated outcome is not congruent with the goal, then the patient’s goal may need to be adjusted and the expectations reset.” Success is much more likely with this approach, Dr. For presbyopia patients who are not yet suitable for IOL discussions (i.e., ages 40 to 60), contact lenses and the Kamra inlay can be effective management options for typical day-to-day tasks.Unlike most other IOLs, the AO IOL optic has hinges connecting it to the haptic; please see adverse events section below for more information.Do not resterilize this intraocular lens by any method.