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Crystalens accommodating lens reviews

There is some evidence that distance visual acuity with accommodative lenses may be worse after 12 months but due to low quality of evidence and of effect, the evidence for this is not clear-cut.

This may be related to the finding that those who received accommodative IOLs also appeared to have a higher rate of posterior capsular opacification (thickening and clouding of the participants who received accommodative IOLs had a small gain in near visual acuity after six months.

This is a very common condition called Presbyopia which is due to your crystalline lens becoming less elastic.

This loss of accommodation is analogous to camera lens that won't focus close.

Additional trials, with longer follow-up, comparing different accommodative IOLs, multifocal IOLs and monofocal IOLs, would help map out their relative presbyopia occurs and remains a challenge.

Standard monofocal IOLs correct only distance vision; patients require spectacles for near vision.

For best optical performance, the lens must be transparent. It is more common with increasing age, and is a common cause of visual impairment. Once all lens material is removed, an artificial lens, known as an intraocular lens (IOL) is implanted into the eye to lie in the original position of the removed natural lens.

All functions of the natural lens are preserved by an IOL, with the exception of accommodation.

, including 229 participants (256 eyes), conducted in Germany, Italy and the UK. All studies included people who had bilateral cataracts with no pre-existing ocular pathologies.