4347191 tn?1354024988

clear lense replacement

I am a 55 yo guy who has hyperopia and now can't see anyrthing well wthout glasses. I am wondering what IOL to use.  I am active motorcycling, fishing, snowmobiling and would like good vision without glasses for these activities, along with watching television. I don't mind having to wear glasses for reading small print.
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711220 tn?1251891127
I would recommend a Crystalens.

Dr. O.
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K,  before deciding, please read, read, read a lot about this subject.  Like you, I was hyperopic, with growing cataracts, and--based on tests, eye measurements, and my own preferences--my doctor chose reStor D1 lenses for me.  These are multifocals that turned out to be absolutely perfect for me.  It's been almost three years, and I see better than I did when I was a kid.  I only have to use low-power drugstore readers very occasionally when the light (as in a restaurant) is extremely dim.

However, a LOT of recipients of multifocals hate them, having perhaps not done enough research beforehand.

So, please read extensively.  You will not regret it.
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4347191 tn?1354024988
Thanks so much for the input. I have been reading this site for days. Most of the posts are from people unhappy w their results.
I would love to know what conditions I need for successful Restore surgery. After reading all these posts I am very Leary of multi focal lenses.
I know 3 people who had mono focal lenses set to distance and are happy.
I have an appointment 12/10 w a prominent eye surgeon in Mpls. Will hear his recommendations.
Because I have just the beginning of cataracts (0.5 on a scale of 0-5) I think insurance won't pay....but money is no object when it comes to my vision.
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