Monday, January 2, 2012

Monovision Lens Implant Success

Question: What is the percentage of satisfied patients receiving monovision correction for cataract lens replacement?

Answer: Monovision correction has been used in contact lens vision correction, LASIK Eye Surgery as well as Lens Implants for vision correction with and without Cataracts for quite some time. Monovision outcomes are best when care is taken to pretest and measure as much as possible in order to determine the patient's tolerance to slight blur as well their tolerance to the range of defocus that will be established by the Monovision correction. With careful patient selection and a need for no more than 1.50 D to perhaps 1.75 D of near correction, the patient success for Monovision of any type is in the 75% range.

Important Note: The information presented on the About Cataract Surgery Blog or provided in response to a request for information in the Ask Cataract Surgeons section on is not intended to diagnose or treat eye problems, eye conditions or eye diseases including appropriateness of treatment, risks, complications or side effects as related to Cataracts, Cataract Surgery of Lens Implants. In particular a response to an inquiry made on the Ask Cataract Surgeons section of is not meant to take the place of the professional medical care provided by your eye doctor, ophthalmologist and Cataract Surgeon surgeon. Contacting us via e-mail or any other means is not a substitute for medical care.

No comments:

Post a Comment