What is a Crystalens?
The Crystalens is an advanced technology lens implant that allows for a broader range of vision after cataract surgery. Unlike a basic lens implant, the Crystalens is designed to flex inside of your eye according to your visual demands so that you may have a reduced dependence on eyeglasses for your daily activities.
Will the Crystalens eliminate my need for eyeglasses?
There is no guarantee that the Crystalens will allow you to completely eliminate your need for eyeglasses. Most patients experience a reduced dependence on eyeglasses. Nonetheless, prolonged reading and fine print may require the need for reading glasses.
Does the Crystalens have any drawbacks?
As noted above, sometimes patients still need reading glasses for prolonged reading and fine print.