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Cataracts

What is a Cataract?

A cataract is clouding of the lens inside the eye that results in debilitating glare or loss of vision.

Our skilled surgeons at Ohio Eye Alliance perform small incision cataract surgery that enables patients to have almost immediate recovery after surgery. We offer premium lens implants that reduce dependence on glasses after surgery for both far and near vision.

Intraocular Lenses:

Panoptix, Tecnis Symfony, ReSTOR, Tecnis Multifocal, and Toric Monofocal Lenses

Ohio Eye Alliance is proud to offer the latest, state-of-the-art intraocular lens implants (IOLs) to their patients who undergo cataract surgery and refractive lens exchange (RLE). These lenses include Panoptix, Tecnis Symfony, ReSTOR, Tecnis Multifocal, and Toric Monofocal Lenses. When implanted during cataract surgery or refractive lens exchange, these lenses provide patients with improved vision, thus reducing or eliminating their need for corrective eyewear such as eyeglasses or contact lenses.

Now the new advanced designs offer opportunities for glasses-free vision, and the many of these advanced lenses even correct for astigmatism. The disadvantage of the multifocal lens is a possible slight decrease of clarity in low contrast, or haloes with night driving, compared to single vision implants. There is an additional charge that is not covered by Medicare or Insurance, for election of one of these packages.

Ohio Eye Alliance, Inc. is proud to have Dr. Richard Lehrer, Dr. Sanjeev Dewan and Dr. Paul Garfinkle providing premium IOLs for our patients.

Courtesy of the American Academy of Ophthalmology

Courtesy of the American Academy of Ophthalmology

Regular and complete eye exams are of the utmost importance for protecting your vision.

To schedule your eye exam or learn more about your treatment options at Ohio Eye Alliance, please call us today at

(800) 423-6811.

Intraocular Lens Procedures

Intraocular lenses can be implanted during cataract surgery or refractive lens exchange.

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  • Cataract surgery

  • Refractive lens exchange (RLE)

Intraocular Lenses Offered by Ohio Eye Alliance

Ohio Eye Alliance offers several types of IOLs, each of which has distinct features to meet the specific needs of each patient. After careful examination and discussion of your visual needs, your doctor will help you select the best implant for you.

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  • PanOptix

  • Tecnis Symfony

  • ReSTOR

  • Tecnis Multifocal

  • Toric

Your Candidacy for IOL Surgery

If you are considering cataract surgery or refractive lens exchange, please contact Ohio Eye Alliance and schedule a thorough eye exam with one of our cataract surgeons to discuss your goals and concerns. Depending on your eye health and other factors, your surgeon will determine your candidacy for surgery and recommend the best intraocular lens to meet your individual needs.

By receiving implantable lenses such as Panoptix, Tecnis Symfony, ReSTOR, or Tecnis Multifocal, you may be able to experience vastly improved vision at all distances with decreased dependence on glasses, allowing you to drive more safely at night, see street signs, follow the golf ball as well as work the crossword puzzle without glasses.