What Is An After Cataract Surgery Opacity And A Posterior Capsulotomy?

Cataract, Eye Conditions, Eye Treatments, IOL, Outpatient Surgery, Presbyopia, Uncategorized

Cataract surgery is a frequently performed operation during which an affected natural lens is replaced by an intraocular implant (IOL). What is an after-cataract surgery opacity? Whenever possible, the IOL is centered within the capsule that surrounded the natural lens before it was removed. If the IOL is in the capsule it is held in […]

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Cataract Surgery After Lasik

Cataract, Eye Surgery, IOL, LASIK

Does Having Prior LASIK Procedure Affect Having Cataract Surgery? LASIK surgery is a cornea reshaping operation. The objective of the reshaping is to optically correct for a patient’s refractive correction. The new shape of the cornea is permanent. Because this reshaping alters the refractive properties of the eye, previous LASIK surgery makes the selection of […]

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What is an Intraocular Lens (IOL)?

Eye Surgery, IOL

An intraocular lens (IOL) is an optical lens implant is designed to replace the natural human lens after a cataract operation. Once a cataract is removed the eye will need the focusing power of the IOL to help the eye with postoperative vision. An IOL may be implanted either in front of or behind the pupil. In […]

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