Pueblo Montebello Office
(Northside Office)

27 Montebello Road
Pueblo, CO 81001

Office Hours:
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Mon. - Fri.)
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (Sat.)

How To Reach Us:
Phone: (719) 545-1530
Toll Free: 1-800-934-3937
Fax: (719) 545-2899

Administrator - David Aldag
Assistant Administrator -
Bernadette Ellingwood
Patient Accounts Manager -
Jan Sheets
Optical Manager -
Jim Masser

Contact Info.
Wednesday, 26 July 2017
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What is a Premium Lens?

A premium lens is a multifocal Lens IOL (Intraocular Lens).

 

Enjoy Seeing Your Best!Enjoy Seeing Your Best!In the course of cataract surgery, your surgeon will be removing your natural lens and inserting an implant called an intra-ocular lens (IOL). You will have an opportunity at this time to consider having a multi-focal IOL implanted instead of a standard IOL.

These premium lenses are intended to provide near, intermediate and distance vision without, in many patients, the need for eyeglasses or contact lenses following surgery A Multifocal IOL corrects nearsightedness and farsightedness using an intraocular lens implant.

A Multifocal IOL may be the lens of choice for patients who are too nearsighted, too farsighted, or have corneas that are too thin for laser vision correction. It is also a viable alternative for those over the age of 40 and for those individuals who may be showing signs of developing cataracts.

Millions of eyes have received intraocular lens implants when undergoing cataract surgery. Refractive Lens Exchange (RLE) uses the same highly successful surgical techniques. The primary difference between cataract surgery and RLE is that cataract surgery is performed to remove a patient's cloudy lens, and Refractive Lens Exchange is performed to reduce one's dependence on glasses or contact lenses. Cataract patients are also candidates for RLE. To learn more about RLE, click HERE.

 

 

 

Credits

Information found on this website was obtained, in part, from the following sites:


American Academy
of Opthalmology


American Optometric 
Association

American Society of Opthalmic Plastic 
& Reconstructive Surgery

National Eye 
Institute