Advanced Technology Intraocular Lenses (ATIOL or IOL)

What is AITOL?

Advanced Technology Intraocular Lenses (ATIOL, or IOL) represent a breakthrough in vision correction, perfectly suited for most people seeking an alternative to glasses or contact lenses.

These state-of-the-art lenses are designed to enhance the quality of life for those affected by common vision problems like distance vision, presbyopia, and astigmatism.

What is Involved in Intraocular Lens Surgery?

Intraocular lens (IOL) surgery is an outpatient surgical procedure commonly performed to treat cataracts, which involve the replacement of the eye’s natural lens with an artificial one.

It is also utilized in certain types of refractive lens exchange (RLE) procedures to correct vision issues such as myopia, hyperopia, or presbyopia.

The small incision often requires no sutures and seals itself within a short period post-surgery.  Patients may notice an immediate improvement in vision, although complete healing takes about a month.

Key Benefits of ATIOL Technology

IOL offer several revolutionary benefits that have transformed the landscape of vision correction:

  • Distance Vision & Presbyopia Correction: These lenses are tailored to correct distance vision and presbyopia, thus providing clear vision across varying distances.
  • High-Quality Midrange Vision: Patients enjoy substantially improved midrange vision, aiding in everyday tasks such as computer work or reading.
  • Functional Near Vision: ATIOL technology affords users functional near vision, so fine print and close-up tasks are no longer a challenge.
  • Astigmatism Correction: Specific lens designs like the Toric Lens adeptly correct astigmatism, sharpening overall vision.
  • Extended Depth of Focus: By reducing the effects of presbyopia, these IOL deliver an extended range of clear vision.

Advanced IOL options include:

  • Multifocal Lenses - A versatile option that rectifies distance vision issues and presbyopia, multifocal IOL make it possible for users to enjoy clear vision both far and near without additional corrective eyewear. View Video
  • Accommodative Lens - Designed to move or change shape inside the eye, this lens simulates natural focusing ability, offering exceptional distance and midrange sight with useful near vision. View Video
  • Toric Lens - Geared specifically for those with astigmatism, the Toric Lens has particular corrective properties to counter irregularities in the eye's curvature, resulting in sharp, distortion-free vision. View Video
  • Extended Depth of Focus Lens - Employing advanced optics, this lens mitigates the effects of presbyopia by extending the range of clear focus, enabling seamless transition between different viewing distances. View Video

Should I Consider Advanced Technology Intraocular Lenses?

ATIOL technology is primarily aimed at candidates for vision correction, especially those who:

  • Those seeking lens replacement after cataract surgery may find IOL to be a suitable replacement lens.
  • Wish to decrease their dependence on glasses, reading glasses,  or contact lenses through a permanent intraocular lens.
  • Are looking to correct multiple vision problems with one solution.
  • Desire a permanent and advanced option for vision enhancement.

A Proven Solution to Visual Impairment

Whether you wear glasses when you're reading a book, working on a computer, or driving, ATIOL technology is engineered to cater to a variety of vision needs, thus promising a new, unrestricted visual experience.

The Professionals at NCEENT are Ready to Serve You!

At North Carolina, Eye, Ear, Nose & Throat, after consultation with your eye doctor, you will meet with a surgery counselor to discuss pricing, insurance, payment and scheduling information.

Our team of professionals, from the skilled surgeons who will perform the procedure to the support staff, will take care of every detail to make sure the process goes smoothly from beginning to end.

Join the millions who now enjoy the beauty of restored vision through the miracle of modern-day cataract surgery.

Contact NCEENT Today!

For Cary Cataract Surgeons, Chapel Hill Cataract Surgeons, we invite you to learn more by contacting us today.