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EXTENDED RANGE, HIGH-TECHNOLOGY LENS IMPLANTS
AcrySof® IQ PanOptix®
Family of Trifocal Intraocular Lens Implants
Delivering an outstanding range of vision, the PanOptix® Lens is the latest advancement from the AcrySof® Family of Lenses—the most implanted cataract replacement lenses worldwide. The PanOptix® Lens enhances quality as well as range, so your vision will be as sharp and vivid as it is complete.
The AcrySof® IQ PanOptix® Trifocal IOL is a type of multifocal IOL used to focus images clearly onto the back of your eye (retina) to allow clear vision after the cataract removal. In addition, the center of the AcrySof® IQ PanOptix® Trifocal IOL allows for better near (reading) vision and intermediate (computer work) vision versus what a monofocal lens would provide. There is a chance that you still may need glasses for distance, intermediate, and/or near vision. You will get the full benefit of the AcrySof® IQ PanOptix® Trifocal IOL when it is placed in both eyes.
Patients receiving these lens implants enjoy freedom from the need for eyeglasses for the vast majority of tasks.
Note: When engaging in reading for lengthy periods of time, reading glasses may be required.
Discover the PanOptix® Lens Difference:
- First & only trifocal lens in the United States
- Enhanced vision for clear, complete focus.
- The PanOptix® Lens corrects and sharpens your vision, so you’re likely to wear glasses less often.
- Available with astigmatism correcting technology (PanOptix® Toric.)
POTENTIAL SIDE EFFECTS:
Due to the design of multifocal IOLs, there are some side effects that can be associated with the AcrySof® IQ PanOptix® Trifocal IOL models. These may be worse than with a monofocal IOL, including visual disturbances such as glare, rings around lights, starbursts (rays around light sources), and reduced contrast sensitivity (decrease in ability to distinguish objects from their background, especially in dim lighting). These side effects may make it more difficult to see while driving at night or completing tasks in low lighting conditions, such as at night or in fog or in a dimly lit room, after surgery as compared to before surgery. Further, a toric IOL corrects astigmatism only when it is placed in the correct position in the eye. There is a possibility that the toric IOL could be placed incorrectly or could move within the eye. If the toric lens is not positioned correctly following surgery, the change in your astigmatism correction by the IOL, along with any necessary correction with glasses, may cause visual distortions. If the lens rotates in your eye, you may need additional surgery to reposition or replace the IOL.
*The AcrySof® IQ PanOptix® Lens Implant is not a good option for every person.
As every eye is different, your surgeon will advise you of the best possible option for your best possible vision.