Is Lens Replacement Surgery Safe?

RLE Safe

LASIK, plus all of its modern alternatives are among the safest, most effective surgical procedures ever known. There are millions of vision correction procedures performed around the world each year, yet patient satisfaction is somewhere north of 96 percent and complications are rare. In fact, after thousands of surgeries, the doctors at Brinton Vision have …

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Does Lens Replacement Improve Vision?

Does Lens Replacement Improve Vision

Absolutely! Lens replacement improves vision! But to understand how lens replacement surgery does this, it helps to know more about what’s going on in the eye to cause these vision issues in the first place. Nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism and other refractive errors are the result of an abnormally shaped eye. When light passes through the …

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How Long Does It Take to Recover from Refractive Lens Surgery?

RLE isn't just a cataract surgery alternative in St. Louis; it can also lead to fewer falls and fractures.

Refractive lens exchange (RLE) is a type of vision correction procedure in which one or both of the natural lenses of the eye are replaced with a focused artificial lens. This intraocular lens (IOL) corrects eye prescription issues such as nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism, and is an alternative to waiting for cataract surgery. It’s a …

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How Much Does RLE Cost?

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As with LASIK or any vision correction procedure, refractive lens exchange candidates are prudent in their research and begin the process with lots of pertinent questions. One of the most common is, “How much does RLE cost?” What are the biggest factors affecting RLE costs? With any reputable health care provider, the quality and thoroughness …

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How Long Does Refractive Lens Exchange Last?

RLE lasts

Refractive lens exchange (RLE) is a type of vision correction surgery that replaces the eye’s natural lens with an clear implantable lens. This artificial lens, known as an intraocular lens (IOL), corrects refractive error in the eye (abnormalities in the size or shape of the eye that can affect sight) and sharpens the eye’s focus. …

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