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Dear Patient,

Thank you for meeting with Dr. Chow. As you consider your surgical options, we would like to share additional information and resources about intraocular lenses the lens that is implanted during surgery to replace the natural lens that has become clouded due to cataracts. There are many lenses to choose from for your surgery and its important to know what each type of lens can offer so you can make an informed decision.

Do You Have Cataracts?

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Monofocal Lens

Near

Intermediate

Distance

Astigmatism

 

 

 

 

       Designed to provide clear distance vision

       You will likely still need glasses for reading (and possibly distance vision)

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Astigmatism-Correcting Monofocal Lens

Near

Intermediate

Distance

Astigmatism

 

 

 

       Corrects both cataracts and astigmatism

       Designed to provide clear distance vision without glasses

       You will likely still need glasses for reading

 

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Extended Vision Lens

Near

Intermediate

Distance

Astigmatism

 

 

       Corrects cataracts

       Provides extended range of vision for distant and intermediate tasks and offers functional near vision for tasks like reading a menu or putting on makeup

       You may still need glasses for reading fine print

       Not designed to correct for astigmatism

 

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Next-Generation Trifocal Lens (Coming Soon)

Near

Intermediate

Distance

Astigmatism

 

 

       Corrects cataracts

       Designed to provide a full range of vision - near, far and in-between

       Not designed to correct for astigmatism

 

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Next-Generation Trifocal Astigmatism-Correcting Lens

Near

Intermediate

Distance

Astigmatism

 

       Corrects both cataracts and astigmatism

       Designed to provide a full range of vision - near, far and in-between

 

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