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Glasses After Cataract Surgery

MarinEyes Cataract Specialists

John C Shin Christian K Kim John R Campbell
John C Shin,     MD Christian K Kim, MD John R Campbell, MD

While there are exceptions you will likely need to wear glasses after the cataract extraction procedure at least some of the time. For example, everyone should wear sunglasses. Depending on the patient and the type of implant, glasses can be helpful for either distance or reading vision or both in order to get the best possible vision. Some patients either do not mind or prefer to wear glasses, so for them the monofocal implant provides excellent results. If there are circumstances when you really do not want to wear glasses, however, there are methods to try to help you by carefully choosing the monofocal implant. You have more options now than ever before!

If you would like to reduce your dependency on Glasses

Patients receiving the Premium Lens Implants generally are much less dependent on glasses than those electing for the Monofocal Implant. The degree of need and the circumstances when glasses will be helpful depend on your eyes, your lens implant, your activities and your expressed preferences. You should carefully discuss with your doctor any questions you have about how your vision will be with and without glasses. You and your doctor make a plan together to best fit your needs. More information on glasses need and refractive issues is available.There are options! FIND OUT MUCH MORE