Unlike standard cataract replacement lenses, Crystalens lenses correct your cataracts and give you back your full range of vision.
They flex like your eye’s natural lens, allowing you to see better at all distances.
NEAR – Many Crystalens patients are able to read books or newspapers without glasses.
INTERMEDIATE – Many patients can see computers, dashboards and anything else at arms length without glasses.
DISTANCE – Many patients are able to see 20/40 or better after surgery, without glasses. Which means you can see things across the room or across the beach.
Crystalens is an accommodating intraocular lens that, unlike a standard IOL, can treat both a person’s cataracts and presbyopia—loss of near and intermediate vision. You probably noticed in your forties that you started to lose some of your up-close vision and had to start wearing reading glasses.
Crystalens not only treats your cataracts (a clouding or hardening of your lens), but can also reduce or eliminate your dependence on glasses. It does so by recreating accommodation similar to your eye’s natural lens.
The unique Crystalens can reduce or eliminate glasses for most activities, including: reading a book, working on the computer, and driving a car.
“Life shouldn’t look like an old rerun. That’s why I chose the cataract replacement lens that corrects more than just cataracts.” Florence Henderson, Crystalens patient, 2009
This video featuring Florence Henderson gives a really good, clear explanation of cataracts, IOLs and Chrystalens.