Understanding Refractive Errors

Refractive errors affect the shape of the eye and the way it refracts (focuses) light on the retina. They are caused by abnormalities in the cornea or eye’s shape, or age-related changes to the lens. Here, the Katzen Eye Care & Laser Center explains what you need to know about the most common types of … Read More Understanding Refractive Errors

IOLs: Standard vs. Lifestyle Lenses

An intraocular lens (IOL) or lens implant is what enables clear vision after cataract surgery. The tiny, clear lens is implanted in the eye after the natural, cataract-diseased lens of the eye has been removed, and it replaces the focusing power of a healthy lens. Patients with IOLs cannot see or feel the lens, but … Read More IOLs: Standard vs. Lifestyle Lenses