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Toric Lens Implants

Toric Lens Implants are intraocular lenses (IOLs) designed to correct moderate to high astigmatism. Similar to other IOLs, toric lens implants are made of a soft plastic material that can be folded and inserted into a small incision during cataract surgery.

Although classified as a monofocal lens, correcting vision at one distance only, toric IOLs differ from other IOLs in that they are designed with two powers one to correct astigmatism; the other to correct myopia or hyperopia. As with other monofocal IOLs, glasses or contacts are still required to achieve a full range of vision following surgery.

Toric lens implants may be used in combination with Limbal Relaxing Incisions (LRIs) and/or Laser Enhancement Surgery, depending on the degree and severity of the astigmatism. Toric IOLs are also indicated in patients with lenticular astigmatism, a less common form of astigmatism that occurs when there is an irregularity in the shape of the natural crystalline capsule.

VIDEOS ON TORIC LENS IMPLANTS

 Cataract Phaco with a Toric lens:

 

 

Cataract Femto with a Toric lens:

 

 Cataract Femto with a Monofocal lens:

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