Custom Lens Replacement (CLR) vs. Refractive Lens Exchange (RLE)

CLR vs RLE; There is an older woman seen from the shoulders up, wearing a pink shirt and glasses smiling gently at the camera. There are trees and greenery making up the background

Refractive Lens Exchange (RLE), also known as Custom Lens Replacement (CLR), provides a precise and long-lasting remedy for vision changes brought on by aging in your natural lens. Patients who have had RLE say it is like turning back the clock, giving you a more youthful field of vision, while preventing cataracts in the future. …

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Is Custom 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 Custom Lens Replacement Improve Vision?

Does Lens Replacement Improve Vision

Absolutely! Lens replacement improves vision! But to understand how custom lens replacement surgery (formerly called refractive lens exchange) 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 …

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How Long Does It Take to Recover from Custom Lens Replacement 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), also known as custom lens replacement surgery, 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 …

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