Alcon Vivity IOL

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Last updated 10/20/2023
Alcon vivity IOL

In the realm of ophthalmology, intraocular lenses (IOLs) play a pivotal role in cataract surgery as synthetic substitutes for the eye's natural lens. One such prominent IOL is the Alcon Vivity®.

 

This lens is recognized for its advanced technology and exceptional quality, offering enhanced visual clarity to patients undergoing cataract surgery. It exemplifies a significant advancement in eye care, providing a solution that aligns with the evolving needs of cataract patients and strives to elevate their quality of life.

 

Alcon makes two main versions of the Vivity lens—an extended vision IOL and a toric lens extended vision IOL. The toric Vivity IOL has the same benefits as the standard Vivity lens but with the added benefit of correcting some degree of astigmatism.

 

The Vivity lens has wavefront-shaping technology that allows a wider range of focused images than a monofocal lens. This can help decrease the need for glasses. 

 

 

Insightful features and advantages of the Alcon Vivity IOL 

The Alcon Vivity IOL is distinctive due to its many features and benefits. This premium lens is meticulously designed to provide clear vision across multiple distances, bringing profound visual freedom to patients. 

 

Comprehensive visual clarity

This lens significantly reduces the customary vision "gaps" experienced post-surgery. With the Vivity, cataract patients are less dependent on glasses than standard monofocal lenses. 

 

Extended depth of focus technology

Integrating Extended Depth of Focus (EDOF) technology, Alcon’s Vivity IOL facilitates refined clarity at multiple distances. It is revolutionary in enhancing visual flexibility, ensuring patients experience enriched visual depth and focus.

 

The Vivity offers excellent distance, intermediate vision, and functional near vision, reducing reliance on contacts and reading glasses. The FDA approved both lenses in 22-year-old or older cataract surgery patients and the most benefit is gained from the Vivity lens when implanted in both eyes.

 

Some precautions for Alcon Vivity users 

Opting for Alcon Vivity IOLs means choosing a competent monofocal visual enhancement with state-of-the-art technology.

 

With that in mind, the Alcon Vivity IOL users have reported some issues. 

 

Low light and obscure impediments 

While the Vivity lenses employ groundbreaking technology and provide optimum visual clarity during the day and in well-lit environments, they aren’t perfect. Patients may experience a loss of visual sharpness in dimly lit environments or at night.

 

Visual effects like circular halos or rings may also occur at night. If the light is too bright, street signs, streetlights, and other objects can be hard to see due to visual glare.

 

Is the Alcon Vivity IOL right for you? Contact the Assil Gaur Eye Institute 

The Assil Gaur Eye Institute’s ophthalmologists have selected the highest quality intraocular lenses for their cataract patients. Our cataract surgeons are equipped with the latest technology to assess your eye health and vision needs and select the best IOL for your needs.

 

In keeping with the founding principles of AGEI, our eye surgeons have managed to keep their clinics comfortable and familiar, much like how family-run medical practices used to be.

 

In addition to laser cataract surgery, the ophthalmology experts at AGEI are nationally recognized for their eye care and treatment options for a full range of conditions, including macular degeneration, glaucoma, cornea conditions, floaters and flashes, dry eye, presbyopia, keratoconus, and diabetic retinopathy, as well refractive surgery such as LASIK and much more.

 

Please call (866) 945-2745 or make an appointment online.

 

We are conveniently located for patients throughout Southern California and the Los Angeles area in or near Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, West Los Angeles, West Hollywood, Culver City, Hollywood, Venice, Marina del Rey, Malibu, Manhattan Beach, and Downtown Los Angeles.

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