Presbyopia Surgery Comparison Chart
Surgical Options to Treat Presbyopia (the need for bifocals)
|Intraocular Lens (IOLs) Type||
|Lens Properties||Accommodating IOL||Multifocal IOL||Multifocal IOL||None|
|Distances where optimal vision is obtained
1) Far; eg. driving
2) Mid-Range; eg. computer work
3) Near; eg. reading at close range
|Far and Mid-range||Far and Mid-range||Far and Near||Far OR Near (not both).
Most patients with a standard lens implant (90% or more) will use glasses after surgery for some activities (eg. Bifocals)
|Success Rate of Patients Achieving Spectacle Independence with Lenses in Both Eyes||73.5% do not depend on glasses at all or wear them only occasionally
98.4% read the computer and newspaper size print without glasses
97.6% see 20/30 or better without glasses
|92% never or only occasionally need to wear glasses after the procedure||80% of patients “Never” need to wear glasses||5-10% will never need glasses|
|Rate of Nighttime Severe Glare and Halo Effect||2%||5%||5%||2%|
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