What is a toric lens for cataract surgery?
Toric lens implants are lenses that are implanted internally inside the eye to replace the natural lens as part of a cataract operation or as part of a refractive lens exchange operation. We use toric lens implants when a patient has astigmatism.
Is toric lens good?
Excellent Toric IOL Outcomes Research has shown that toric lenses produce excellent visual results after cataract surgery and can correct astigmatism more effectively than limbal relaxing incisions.
Are toric lens worth the cost?
Yes, toric lenses are worth the cost. Yes, Laser assisted surgery is worth the cost. My out-of-pocket cost was supposed to be $5100 for laser and Trulign torics by Crystalens. Ended up to be $4500 after the surgery center sent me a check a couple months after the surgery. If you can afford it, go for the best.
Why are toric contact lenses more expensive?
“Why are Toric contact lenses more expensive?” There are several reasons for the justifiable increased expense. Toric lenses have to be designed with a fitting feature that is not required in spherical lenses. When you blink, a round contact lens will rotate somewhat on the eye.
Can I wear toric lenses and still be fashionable?
Yes, Biofinity toric and Biofinity XR toric lenses cost more than regular soft contact lenses. This is true for all brands of toric contact lenses. There are two reasons for the increased cost: Toric lenses have a more complex design and are more difficult to manufacture.
What are some problems with toric lens implants?
Separate problems that you can address from those that are likely to resolve with time.