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Light Adjustable Lens

First and Only Lens That Can be Customized After Cataract Surgery

The Light Adjustable lens

With traditional intraocular lenses (IOLs), Dee Stephenson, MD performs measurements before your surgery in order to select the best IOL to try to achieve your vision goals. Once your surgery is complete and the IOL has been implanted, your physician has limited options to adjust the lens power.

With the RxSight™ Light Adjustable Lens, you and your doctor can now customize your vision after your eye has healed from cataract surgery. This is because the Light Adjustable Lens is made of a special photosensitive material that changes the shape and power of your implanted lens in response to ultraviolet (UV) light. You and your physician will have the unique ability to adjust and preview your vision until it meets your personal desires and lifestyle requirements.

Non-Invasive Procedure

The cataract removal and IOL implantation procedure is the same as if you selected a non-adjustable IOL. Then, in the weeks that follow, your physician will customize your vision through a series of non-invasive light treatments that take only a few minutes each. Once your vision is adjusted, a final light treatment is used to lock in the results.

The Light Adjustable Lens delivers superior vision outcomes that non-adjustable IOLs cannot match. In a clinical study, the majority of patients who received the Light Adjustable Lens achieved 20/20 or better vision at 6 months without glasses.

Is the Light Adjustable Lens Right for You?

How Is the Lens Adjusted?

The Light Adjustable Lens is made from distinct photosensitive material that responds to UV light.

What sets the Light Adjustable Lens Apart?

Special Material

Using a special lens material designed by a Nobel Prize winning scientist, RxSight has developed the first intraocular lens (IOL) that allows you and your physician to optimize your vision following cataract surgery.

High Success Rates

Despite numerous advances in modern cataract surgery technologies, only 6 out of 10 cataract patients achieve their targeted vision, and an even smaller percentage achieve excellent vision at all distances.¹ This is because it is very difficult to predict how your eye will heal before your cataract surgery.

Custom Results

With the Light Adjustable Lens, you can now customize your vision after your cataract surgery. You will have the unique ability to adjust and preview your vision based on your personal desires and lifestyle requirements. This optimization is done by your eye doctor after lens implantation through a series of office-based light treatment procedures that take only a few minutes each.

Unmatched Outcomes

The Light Adjustable Lens delivers superior visual outcomes that non-adjustable IOLs cannot match.² In a study of 600 subjects, those who received the Light Adjustable Lens followed by adjustments were twice as likely to achieve 20/20 distance vision at 6 months without glasses as those who received a standard monofocal IOL.

What to Expect After Cataract Surgery with Light Adjustable Lenses

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Quick Recovery

Recovery from cataract surgery with the Light Adjustable Lens is quick and painless. The only difference is that you’ll have to wear a pair of special UV blocking glasses at all times until completing your light treatments.

You will have to wear these glasses during the two to three weeks of recovery and between light treatments. You can take them off to sleep, shower, and wash your face.

Enjoy Your Custom Vision

After you have completed your Light Adjustable Lens (LAL)cataract surgery and have completed any adjustments it is time to enjoy your vision.

Most patients who undergo cataract surgery notice an improvement in their vision right away and are amazed by the clarity and the brightness of colors.

This will be a whole new lifestyle where you will not be dependent on eyeglasses or contact lenses.  You will find that this fits for an active lifestyle, whether that is playing golf or swimming your new vision will be amazing.

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Dr. Stephenson

Experience Matters

Dr. Stephenson offers a one of a kind practice that you do not see everywhere. This is precisely the reason that the Light Adjustable Lens is a perfect fit for this practice. Our practice offers an array of multifocal and toric IOL options so that the best possible vision is provided to our patients. Dr. Stephenson actually takes much longer with diagnostics and testing to determine the best implant options. Our consultation process will involve our patients and discussion of potential visual outcomes will be discussed. If you are looking for a patient focused cataract surgery experience with outcomes in mind Stephenson Eye Associates can provide this.

Dr. Stephenson and her staff make every effort to put you at ease—her boutique practice is located in a beautiful renovated 1926 Italian Renaissance home which is accented by her expertise and her staff’s friendly and courteous approach to caring for your vision needs. She is a Board Certified Ophthalmic Surgeon with extensive expertise in microincisional cataract surgery and implantation of premium intraocular lenses, as well as custom laser cataract techniques.