Toric intraocular lens

by Jay
(California )

Had a toric lens implanted in left eye due to a cataract. I am very nearsighted. The lens rotated and vision was awful after the operation. Dr. Then re-operated the following week to move the lens back to its proper position. I could see great for 4 days then it moved again. This movement was small but noticeable and my eyesight was not as good as it was prior to the original surgery before the cataract formed. The Dr. who is a top surgeon at a prestigious eye institute on the west coast was furious with the maker of the lens as he believed the lens was defective. A third procedure was not recommended. Now, 4 years later I need cataract surgery on the other eye. I have no intention of getting another toric lens implanted. I will get the standard lens and hope for the best. These toric lenses do have a tendency to move so don't get them. It isn't worth the aggravation.

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