FDA approves trifocal cataract surgery lens

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently approved the first trifocal intraocular lens from Alcon, for use in patients undergoing cataract surgery in the United States. Clinical studies demonstrated that the lens offers patients outstanding near, intermediate and distance vision while also reducing the need for glasses post-op. With more than 4 million cataract […]

FDA approves eye telescope for blind AMD patients

Those who suffer from end-stage age-related macular degeneration (AMD) will now have access to an implantable optical device which may restore some vision.

Intraocular lenses have advantages over Lasik for some

A review of studies comparing the intraocular lenses to laser surgery patients reveals that those receiving the lenses may have advantages over those who underwent the laser surgery.