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Symfony IOL®

technisVision after 50 can be frustrating. If you have experienced the common condition called presbyopia, you know what we mean. Are you tired of being attached to your reading glasses at all hours of the day? That’s understandable. Luckily, Dr. Schnipper is committed to providing his patients with the newest and most effective forms of presbyopia correction. The revolutionary Symfony IOL® is one of them.

The Tecnis Symfony® IOL was FDA-approved in 2016, and has been making waves in the ophthalmology world since. What makes this IOL so special? It’s the first IOL designed specifically with presbyopia in mind.

If you are have been dealing with presbyopia for some time, you know how hard it can be. Now imagine what its like to have presbyopia and cataracts. This is a recipe for some serious vision problems. Fortunately, the Symfony® IOL corrects both.

If you are interested in this life-changing IOL, contact Dr. Schnipper today!

Acrysof IQ ReSTOR

restorAre you ready to throw away your reading glasses or bifocals? Until recently, this was not an option, but now with the introduction of the Acrysof IQ ReSTOR IOL (Intraocular Lens), the possibility of being free of reading glasses has arrived! This new lens is FDA approved and is giving patients clear vision at all distances…near, intermediate and far!

The Acrysof IQ ReSTOR IOL is implanted during RLE or cataract surgery to replace the natural lens, which has become clouded by cataracts. This new lens can provide enhanced vision quality and full range of vision, giving patients and increased independence from reading glasses and bifocals.

Our eyes are continuously focusing on objects at different distances. Whether it be watching television, sitting at a computer or driving, our eyes automatically focus on different things at different distances very quickly. As we get older, the ability of our eyes to change focus, or accommodate, weakens, which leads to the need for bifocals and reading glasses. By combining the strengths of various and refractive technologies, the Acrysof IQ ReStor IOL provides quality near, intermediate and distance vision and increased independence for reading glasses and bifocals.

Clinical Trial Data for the Acrysof IQ ReSTOR IOL:

The US clinical trials included a three-month follow-up exam of near, intermediate and distance visual acuities. The clinical studies also showed a high rate of patient satisfaction with over 95 percent of patients stating that they would have this lens implanted again.


Crystalens

crystalensWould you like to be able to be able to read, see at a distance and see everything in between? With the new technologically advanced Crystalens AO, seeing clearly at all distances without the need of reading glasses or bi-focals is now a possibility. The Crystalens AO IOL (Intraocular lens) is the first of its kind to mimic the contraction of eye muscles to accommodate and focus at near, immediate and far distances. The main difference between the Crystalens AO and other multifocal lenses is that the Crystalens uses technology to accommodate and allow clear vision at all distances, instead of just multiple distances with multifocal lenses, which are divided into zones of vision. It also significantly lowers glare and halos around lights at night compared to multifocal technology.

The Crystalens AO is the first aberration free accommodating IOL; this lens has an elongated shape to help improve contract sensitivity and reduce higher order aberrations that can distort vision.

The Crystalens AO is implanted during cataract surgery and gives patients the ability to see at all distances without the need of reading glasses or bi-focals.

Clinical Trial Data for the Crystalens AO

FDA one-year clinical study

  • 92% of the people enrolled in the study (implanted bilaterally) could see 20/25 or better at distance, 96% could see 20/20 at arm's length and 73% could see 20/25 at near without glasses or contact lenses.
  • 98% of these people could pass their drivers test, 100% could see their computer or put on their makeup, and 98% could read a magazine, all without glasses or contact lenses.

Tecnis Multifocal

Tecnis MultifocalIf you have been diagnosed with cataracts, you now have the option to up-grade your cataract surgery by choosing a premium multifocal lens that provides clear vision at all distances and all light levels! According to clinical trials, nearly 9 out of 10 patients who receive the Tecnis Multifocal IOL (Intraocular lens) during cataract surgery do not require glasses!

Imagine not needing reading glasses and being able to see clearly at night! This is now a possibility with the Tecnis Multifocal IOL!

The Tecnis Multifocal IOL is implanted during RLE or cataract surgery, and is the only IOL proven to provide clear vision at all distances and all light levels. Ask Dr. Schnipper for more information about which premium lens option is best for your individual needs.