If you don’t suffer from cataracts, or if you have another preexisting condition affecting your vision, you may not be the best candidate for multifocal IOLs.
Traditional cataract surgery has primarily been used to restore distance vision.With this traditional approach, post-cataract surgery near vision is corrected using eyeglasses.Keep in mind that a multifocal solution does require something of a compromise with regard to clarity of distance vision.If you require the best possible distance vision for work or are otherwise unwilling to accept this sort of compromise, a more traditional monofocal IOL is likely a better fit.
There are several different types of multifocal IOLs approved by the FDA for use in the U. The lenses below are the most commonly used multifocal IOLs in the U.
S., but you can speak with your surgeon about what other options may be available.