Thinking About Lens Implants After Cataract Surgery

Are you considering having cataract surgery? You should also be thinking about lens implants after cataract surgery!

When deciding if cataract surgery is right for you, you may want to also consider lens implants. At Dedham Ophthalmic Consultants and Surgeons we can assist you so that you can make the most informed decision and move forward with confidence.

The notion of having cataract surgery is unnerving as it is. Now, doctors have thrown another curveball your direction in the form of an upgraded lens. How are you supposed to know and understand all the nuances of an upgraded lens implant after cataract surgery? After all, you are trying to understand what it really means to have the cloudy lens extracted from your eye!

At Dedham Ophthalmic Consultants and Surgeons, our NUMBER ONE goal is to provide our patients with the knowledge necessary to make the most informed decision regarding their eye health.

In our tireless efforts to consistently research and discover useful articles related to our industry, one of our team members thought this well-written article and brief video would help achieve that goal.

IOL Implants: Lens Replacement and Cataract Surgery

Written by: Kierstan Boyd
Reviewed by: Elena M Jimenez MD
Oct. 14, 2015 | Revised 10.18.2020

Before intraocular lenses (IOLs) were developed, people had to wear very thick eyeglasses or special contact lenses to be able to see after cataract surgery. Now, with cataract lens replacement, several types of IOL implants are available to help people enjoy improved vision. Discuss these options with your Eye M.D. to determine the IOL that best suits your vision needs and lifestyle.


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