Piggy-Back Lens Intraocular Lens Exchange
ď śPiggy-Back Lens Exchange treatment is a ground-breaking ground breaking solution for patients with extreme long and short-sight and complex p astigmatism. g ď śAVC specialises in this kind of innovative procedure that restores superb quality of vision to patients who thought they were beyond help.
ď śPiggy-Back Lens Exchange Expertise ď śAVC was one of the first clinics in the UK to offer Piggy-Back Piggy Back Intraocular Lens Exchange treatment, a ground-breaking solution for patients with extreme long and short-sight and complex astigmatism.
ď śAs with ICL and CLE treatment, our surgeons have led the field in the research and development of this type of vision correction treatment and their reputation for outstanding success attracts patients from all over the world. ď śPiggy-Back Lens treatment involves two different intraocular lenses being inserted i t the into th eye, one inside i id th the h human llens capsule and one in front of it.
Suitability for Piggy-Back Lens Exchange Piggy-Back Lens Exchange is suitable for: Complex prescriptions - Corneal abnormalities such as keratoconus - Multifocal intraocular lens after standard cataract treatment
FAQs What is this treatment used for? Piggy-back Lens Exchange treatment is used for complicated prescriptions where a single lens implant alone is not enough to correct vision. A tailor tailor-made made combination of implants is created in these cases. It is also used for patients with abnormal corneas.
ď śHow do I know if I need this? ď śThis would be determined at your initial consultation where you would undergo an extensive examination. examination
ď śWhat is involved in the treatment procedure? ď śThe first implant replaces your natural lens as explained in the CLE FAQs FAQs. The second implant is then placed in the posterior sulcus ((behind the coloured p part of the eye). The second lens could be an ICL (Implantable Contact Lens) or IOL (Intraocular (I t l L Lens). )
Can Piggy-back Lenses be multifocal? Yes, this is possible depending on the Yes nature of the lenses implanted.
Is this a common procedure? No this is an extremely intricate No, procedure that requires exceptional surgical skill skill. AVC is fortunate to have world-renowned specialist surgeons on its medical team who are highly g y experienced in this field. AVC has carried out many successful Piggy-back Lens E h Exchange procedures. d http://www.advancedvisioncare.co.uk/
Published on May 2, 2013
Piggy-Back Lens Exchange treatment is a ground-breaking solution for patients with extreme long and short-sight and complex astigmatism.