What are the Advantages of Choosing a Premium Lens Like the PanOptix Trifocal IOL? - Cheema MD Eye Care

What are the Advantages of Choosing a Premium Lens Like the PanOptix Trifocal IOL?


Are you planning to get cataract surgery? Cataract surgery is more than a procedure to remove your cataract. 

It can be an opportunity to transform your vision. When you choose a premium lens like the PanOptix Trifocal IOL, you can enjoy clear vision without relying as much on glasses.

Not only will your eyes be free of cataracts, but you may even be able to see better than before cataracts developed. Keep reading to discover the many advantages of choosing a premium lens like the PanOptix Trifocal IOL!

What Is an IOL?

A cataract forms on your lens, which is an ordinarily transparent, curved structure located behind your iris. Your lens is responsible for focusing light onto the retina, allowing images to be produced. 

When you have a cataract, this lens becomes clouded. As a result, your vision becomes blurry. 

When you get cataract surgery, your cataract surgeon removes the lens from your eye, which removes the cataract. However, you still need a new lens in order for your eye to function correctly. 

Without it, your vision would remain out of focus. An intraocular lens, or IOL, is a small artificial implant that takes the place of your natural lens.

Most IOLs are made of a biocompatible material such as silicone or acrylic. During cataract surgery, your eye doctor will implant an IOL.

Your eye is then able to bend light as it should. 

What Is a Premium Lens?

There are different kinds of IOLs available. Before getting cataract surgery, you must choose which type of IOL to get. 

Dr. Cheema offers a variety of lenses to ensure every patient can select one that fits their needs and goals. Two general categories of lenses have developed over the years: standard monofocal and premium multifocal.

A standard, monofocal IOL is often covered under insurance. With a monofocal lens, you can see clearly, but only at a single distance. 

If you choose a standard IOL, you will likely still need glasses when performing up-close activities, such as reading or using a computer. A premium IOL restores your vision at every distance. 

This means you can transition seamlessly between near, intermediate, and far distances. Most people with this type of IOL can significantly reduce their dependency on visual aids.

Premium lenses can correct presbyopia. Presbyopia is an age-related condition that makes nearby objects appear blurry. 

When you choose a premium IOL, you may be able to give up your reading glasses completely. They can even make your vision better than it was before you had a cataract.

What Is the PanOptix Trifocal IOL?

Premium lenses come in multifocal, accommodating, and toric models. One popular brand of multifocal lenses is the Acrysof IQ PanOptix Trifocal IOL. 

The PanOptix Trifocal IOL is the first and only trifocal lens available in the United States. Since being introduced more than three decades ago, over one hundred and twenty-five million of these IOLs implanted so far. 

The PanOptix Trifocal IOL is FDA approved and offers clear vision at all distances: near, intermediate, and far. The lens contains alternating rings that work together to give you focused vision wherever you happen to look.

How Does the PanOptix Trifocal IOL Benefit You?

People around the world are loving life with the PanOptix Trifocal IOL. In fact, in one study, ninety-nine percent said they would choose this lens again. 

One key feature that sets the PanOptix Trifocal IOL apart is its ability to support the intermediate vision. With many other advanced lenses, you can only see clearly when looking far away or up close. 

This means you still have to wear glasses for intermediate tasks like using a computer and cooking. With the PanOptix Trifocal IOL, sharp vision is effortless. 

You can complete up-close activities, as well as those at any other distance, with ease. You’ll no longer need to strain your eyes in an attempt to focus your vision or deal with annoying blurry zones. 

If visual freedom is important to you, this type of IOL may be ideal for you. More than eighty percent of patients reported that they have been able to experience visual freedom and are able to rely less on visual aids.

Over eleven percent said they only had to use them rarely. When you choose the PanOptix Trifocal IOL, your sight becomes more vivid, as if you are seeing the world in high definition. 

What Are Some Other Benefits of the PanOptix Trifocal IOL?

You won’t believe how vibrant everything becomes because an advanced IOL can make colors appear brighter than ever before. Prior to getting the PanOptix Trifocal IOL, you may find yourself having to turn on multiple lights in order to see. 

With this lens, you can see well in all lighting conditions, whether dim or bright. You’ll also experience fewer incidences of glare around bright lights. 

The PanOptix trifocal IOL is not only a good choice for quality vision. It’s also a good choice to promote healthy eyes. 

It contains blue light-filtering and UV-blocking technology. So, you can feel confident that you are protecting your eyes when looking at a screen or spending time in the sun. 

To find out if you’re a good candidate for the Acrysof IQ PanOptix trifocal IOL, schedule a cataract evaluation. Dr. Cheema will be able to go over the best IOL options to accomplish your vision goals. 

Are you ready to unlock your best vision and a brighter future with a premium lens like the PanOptix trifocal IOL? Schedule a cataract evaluation at Cheema MD Eye Care in Hudson Valley, NY, today!

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