What Are Intraocular Lenses and How Are They Used in Cataract Surgery?

Cataracts cause significant vision loss when the eye’s lens becomes clouded as an individual ages. The clouding hinders light from passing to the retina, leading to blurry or distorted vision. Cataract surgery removes the cloudy lens and replaces it with an artificial one, known as an intraocular lens (IOL). Here’s what to know about intraocular lenses and how they help in cataract…
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