Here at the San Jose Eye Institute, we are pleased to offer our patients the Light Adjustable Lens. This intraocular lens is used to replace the cataract during cataract surgery. It is unique in that the power of the lens can be adjusted weeks after it is implanted, without the need for further surgery.
With a traditional lens, computer algorithms are used to predict the lens power that best matches the patient’s eye. Because of variabilities in healing from patient to patient, this prediction is not an exact science.[Read more…]