All intraocular (IOL) types are made from similar material, a specialized plastic polymer. Remember, the
IOL is a small, inflexible, man-made piece of technology. Currently, there is no IOL available anywhere in
the world that can perfectly replicate the optics of a young, healthy, natural crystalline lens, which can flex
and therefore change focus, known as ‘accommodation’.
This ability of the young lens to ‘accommodate’
facilitates crystal clear vision spanning the near, intermediate and distance range without the need for
It is important to understand that despite incredible advances in technology over the past decade, there
are limitations regarding what can be achieved by cataract surgery.