What is the Light Adjustable Lens?
The Light Adjustable Lens is the only intraocular lens that allows you to customize your vision after you’ve had cataract surgery.
When you have cataracts, your eye doctor can only estimate the prescription for your IOL before implanting it. This can be difficult to do when cataracts cause your vision to be distorted, blurry, or cloudy. But with the Light Adjustable Lens, the guesswork is completely taken out of the equation. You’ll have the opportunity to drive your outcome and make adjustments as necessary based on your lifestyle and needs. This makes the results personalized, precise, more importantly, leads to better vision outcomes.
How Does the Light Adjustable Lens Work?
During cataract surgery, your surgeon will place the Light Adjustable Lens implant into your eye following the removal of the natural lens. After lens placement, your eye will be given time to heal on its own.
After 2 or 3 weeks your eye doctor will begin to customize your outcome using the Light Delivery Device (LDD). The LDD uses ultraviolet light to adjust the lens to your desired prescription and visual outcome. These treatments will take place in the comfort of your doctor's office.
Between these sessions, you will need to continue wearing your protective glasses at all times during the day. Once you’ve completed your light treatment sessions, you’ll have the vision that you’ve always wanted.