Vision Correction Alternatives for Individuals Not Suitable for LASIK

Vision Correction Alternatives

Although LASIK is a popular and effective vision correction option, not everyone is an ideal candidate for the procedure. Factors such as thin corneas, certain eye conditions, or other unique circumstances may prevent some individuals from undergoing LASIK. However, this should not be a deterrent for those seeking to improve their vision, as alternative vision […]

Everything to Know About Refractive Lens Exchange (RLE) Surgery

Eye Surgery

Vision problems affect 12 million Americans aged 40 and up. Thankfully, there are now more modern procedures that can improve your vision and make you look younger. An example of this is Refractive Lens Exchange (RLE) surgery.  Read on to discover everything to know about RLE surgery today. Understanding the Essence of Refractive Lens Exchange […]

Pros and Cons You Should Know About Refractive Lens Exchange

Eye check up

Refractive lens exchange (RLE) is a surgical procedure that replaces the natural lens of the eye with an artificial intraocular lens (IOL). This procedure is commonly used to correct vision problems associated with presbyopia, cataracts, and other refractive errors. The goal of RLE is to reduce or eliminate the need for glasses or contact lenses […]

What to Know: Reasons to Consider Refractive Lens Exchange

Patient getting eyes checked

Most people with good vision and eyesight underestimate how hard it is to go through life with vision impairments. Vision impairments can range from mild to severe and significantly impact a person’s life. People with vision impairments often face unique challenges that can be difficult to navigate.  For those with mild vision impairments, activities of […]

Everything to Know after a Refractive Lens Exchange

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A refractive lens exchange is a surgery that corrects vision by removing the eye’s natural lens and replacing it with an artificial lens. This surgery is typically done to treat presbyopia (age-related farsightedness) and cataracts (clouding of the natural lens). During a refractive lens exchange, the surgeon makes small incisions in the eye and carefully […]

Everything You Need to Know About Refractive Lens Exchange

Refractive Lens Exchange

Some people have worn glasses since they were children and are tired of wearing them, or have been told by our ophthalmologist that they need a more effective, less invasive, alternative to glasses. Not everyone can have perfect vision, but good vision is possible. It is attainable, and in many cases, you can even have […]

What Is the Refractive Eye Lens Exchange Procedure

Young man wearing glasses with a curious look on his face

Unlike laser eye correction, the procedure involves implanting a new lens for each eye. It is safe and effective. Though they may take up to a few days to heal, eye functions are improved. Cataracts, for example, are easily addressed by this procedure.

Refractive Lens Exchange: How It Works for Farsightedness

Close up of a middle aged womans eye, she has had refractive lens exchange surgery

Not everyone who suffers from problems with their vision is eligible to get LASIK surgery. Still, everyone who visits the Valley Laser Eye Centre will be provided with alternative solutions if LASIK is not feasible. Those solutions may include refractive less exchange for patients with farsightedness. During the consultation, your doctor will evaluate the overall […]

What to Know Before Getting a Lens Replacement Eye Surgery

Man working on his laptop without glasses, who has completed a refractactive lens exchange surgery

If you’ve recently been diagnosed by your ophthalmologist with presbyopia and high hyperopia or farsightedness and you wish to solve your situation, you can still acquire a better vision. Through refractive lens exchange (RLE) or lens replacement surgery, the procedure works by replacing your eye’s clear natural lens with a synthetic intraocular lens (IOL). Keep […]

In the Know: LASIK Surgery vs Refractive Lens Exchange

Close up of womans blue eyes

Your eyes are not just the windows of the soul. They are one of the most vital senses of the body to communicate, engage, and create significance in your chosen career fields. Thus, your eyesight needs to be perfect to ensure that you can see everything and don’t miss any opportunity. However, that is not […]