Advertisement

Where will the IOL be placed?

An intraocular lens (IOL) is placed in the center of the pupil, either in front of or behind the iris (the colored part of your eye). It is most commonly placed behind the iris where the natural lens was located.

Continue Learning about Eye and Vision

Trouble with Fine Print? The Facts on Presbyopia
Trouble with Fine Print? The Facts on Presbyopia
Do you find that you have to hold things farther away from your eyes to see them clearly? The problem you're having may be due to presbyopia -- a cond...
Read More
How are watery eyes diagnosed?
Laura C. Fine, MDLaura C. Fine, MD
Your doctor diagnoses the cause of watery eyes by examining your eyes and conducting medical tests t...
More Answers
Should You Take Supplements for Your Eyes?
Should You Take Supplements for Your Eyes?Should You Take Supplements for Your Eyes?Should You Take Supplements for Your Eyes?Should You Take Supplements for Your Eyes?
When it comes to nourishing your vision, a good diet trumps dietary supplements–for most of us.
Start Slideshow
What Is the Mission of the American Academy of Ophthalmology?
What Is the Mission of the American Academy of Ophthalmology?

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.