Crystalens studies accommodating lens
Also, there are other side effects associated with Crystalens, such as astigmatism, which can happen if the lens shifts position in the eye during the healing process.Like accommodating lenses, multifocal lenses are considered an optional, premium lens, cost more than standard monofocal lenses, and are usually not covered by vision insurance.
Some people begin experiencing the early effects of presbyopia (such as gradual loss of near vision) in their mid-40s.
Cataract surgery is the most commonly performed surgery in the United States, with well over 2 million Americans having the procedure every year.
Performed almost exclusively on an outpatient basis, cataract surgery is microsurgery, whereby the natural lens is removed and replaced with what is called an intraocular lens (IOL).
When the ciliary muscle of the eye contracts it causes the lens to move forward and the patient can focus on objects that are near.
When it relaxes, it allows the lens to reshape and focus on intermediate objects.