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Phakic lens implantation
A phakic lens is designed to be implanted behind the iris and in front of the natural lens (similar to a contact lens). It is considered an ideal eye surgery for patients with high degrees of myopia and hyperopia, with or without astigmatism, and unstable corneas.
Visual recovery from the
day after surgery.
Reduces or eliminates
dependence on glasses.
- Local anesthesia is administered to ensure patient comfort during the procedure.
- Using a small instrument, the surgeon carefully removes the cataract, typically in one piece, while preserving the lens capsule.
- A larger incision is made, necessitating multiple sutures for proper closure.
- An intraocular lens (IOL) is then implanted to restore and correct the patient's vision.