Advertisement

Will the IOL ever need to be replaced?

IOL implants are well tolerated by the eye and are intended to last for a lifetime. Only rarely do the lenses need to be removed and replaced. 

Continue Learning about Eye and Vision

Understanding and Treating Dry Eye
Understanding and Treating Dry Eye
Aoulef, Algeria, receives less than 0.5 inches of rain annually; Ica, Peru, averages 0.09 inches, and the Dry Valleys of Antarctica get 0.0. Those sup...
Read More
3 Cool Ways to Revive Tired Eyes
3 Cool Ways to Revive Tired Eyes
Eyes can look swollen from allergies, too much partying, too much computer time, too much (or too little) sleep, or loose under-eye skin caused by her...
Read More
What is laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) surgery?
Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhDDr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
LASIK surgery is an eye procedure designed to correct vision impairments such as myopia. In LASIK su...
More Answers
Which babies are most prone to eye problems?
Intermountain Registered DietitiansIntermountain Registered Dietitians
Babies born prematurely, as well as babies born with breathing problems or nerve problems, are more ...
More Answers

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.