Is Phakic Intraocular Lens Treatment Permanent?

Phakic intraocular lens surgery is one of the preferred methods especially for patients whose eyes are not suitable for laser and who do not want to wear contact lenses or glasses. Considering its success in refractive errors, we can even say that this method is among the popular treatments. Yes, it is an effective treatment against refractive errors, but what about the phakic intraocular lens, is it permanent? Is it necessary to renew the operation afterwards? Let’s answer these two questions, which are among the most curious questions.

Is Phakic Intraocular Lens Permanent?

The main logic in phakic treatment is to place a lens inside the eye that will correct the vision and not to remove any part of the eye. The patient’s own lens is not removed here.

The intraocular lens is transparent and made of materials that are completely compatible with the eye tissue. This lens, which is specially prepared for the person’s eye, can be used without being removed again if all processes are completed smoothly, that is, it is permanent.

We can say that the fact that there is no permanent visual change in the person’s eye and that the lens is not visible from the outside is another remarkable aspect of the Fakik intraocular lens application.

fakik göz içi lens kalıcı mı?

Can they be removed?

We have stated that these lenses are permanent and a permanent treatment in standard use. However, it is possible to remove phakic intraocular lenses in different situations or directly at the request of the patient.

It is possible to remove the lens from the patient’s eye with a simple operation. It is possible to return for different treatments.

Assoc. Prof. Aylin Kılıç

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