I had cataract surgery in another country, and I am unhappy with my vision. I was told by other doctors that the lens is ‘acrylic’ and cannot be removed. Is this true?

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Did you know that intraocular lens implants (IOLs) can be replaced?  While the intent of cataract surgery is to remove the natural lens and insert a permanent IOL, circumstances may arise where a different IOL would be desirable.  Examples include: the visual result after surgery not being what was expected; or a better type of […]

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I had cataract surgery performed somewhere else and I am unhappy with my vision.” “is there anything that can be done to improve my vision without using glasses or contact lenses?

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Although cataract surgery can vastly improve one’s vision, its primary goal is to remove the “fog” and visual side effects caused by a clouded lens.  A potential benefit of the procedure is that the surgeon may also be able to decrease your need for glasses, but despite his/her best efforts it does not always work […]

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