I had a plain distance lens in my left eye and a Restore in my right. The glare and halo effect in my right eye is so bad I hate looking at things. I close my right eye much of the time and cannot drive at night at all because halo obstructs my vision. I do not get a close up vision quality worth the poor vision , I still have to use readers. My doctor says my vision is ok and that I should not replace the implant. I have become so depressed that I do not want to go anyway or do anything that involves looking like vacations soccer games and so on. What are the risks in implant replacement and how can I find a surgeon to do it (dallas area)
The Re-STOR lens can be exchanged for a monofocal implant. You need to find an expert cataract surgeon. Check through ASCRS, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons for a recommendation in your area.
It's been 10 months since I had monofocal iol lens implanted in right eye and no bad side effects of restore iol lens such as glare or halos. My last visit 20/20 with corrective lens. I am glad I checked this forum before the cataract surgery. Best of luck to you.
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