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The AcrySof([R]) IQ ReSTOR([R]) Multifocal Toric IOL brings together the multifocal performance of the AcrySof([R]) IQ ReSTOR([R]) with the precise astigmatism correction of the AcrySof([R]) Toric IOL.
Toroidal RGPs are useful when there is lenticular astigmatism present, or when there is a high degree of corneal astigmatism.
Toni Overmyer, the first Crystalens Trulign astigmatism correcting lens patient in the Pacific Northwest to have this new technology IOL, was told she would always have a lazy eye and could only see the big 'E' on the eye chart due to high amounts of astigmatism.
Conventional soft contact lenses mould themselves to the shape of the cornea and normally can only correct mild cases of astigmatism.
3 -- 4) Since Zina's surgery, she has 20/40 vision in both eyes, and no astigmatism.
Recently, lens designers have produced contacts for astigmatism.
00 diopters (D) of spherical equivalent of myopia or myopia with astigmatism, with up to -7.
Soft toric contact lenses have advanced considerably over the last 10 years, both in design and production--indeed, they are now the preferred choice of practitioners for correcting astigmatism.
In a fast moving, high tech world of iPhones, iPads, smart-phones and computers, the demographic of ages 40 plus works later in life, the daily eye strain and acuity of mid vision and astigmatism becomes more and more critical.
Salz is working with 35 Southern California volunteers out of 200 cases nationwide for the astigmatism study, which he expects will be done by August.
Long term risks of LASIK for hyperopia with and without astigmatism beyond 12 months have not been studied.
The TRULIGN Toric intraocular lens is the first toric IOL that corrects for astigmatism and, unlike other standard toric lenses, has the additional capacity to deliver improved vision across a natural range of focus.