Multifocal Lens? Or Laser?

Technology is developing and this development affects every field as well as the technologies used in eye treatment. Today, there are many more options that can be preferred for common eye diseases. Of course, although this is an advantage, it can also cause a dilemma for patients from time to time. Here is one of the common dilemmas, “Multifocal Lens? Or Laser? “ is an example of exactly this situation.

We face many questions from you in this direction. In this blog content, we will try to answer the curious question.

Multifocal Lens? Or Laser? Which is Preferred in Which Case?

To answer this question, it is necessary to evaluate the patient’s condition. When making a decision, the patient’s age and eye degree are taken into account and the best option is determined accordingly.

In people over 40 years of age, the lens of the eye gradually begins to lose its flexibility. In this case, people develop nearsightedness problems. For this reason, smart lenses are generally preferred for patients who are more advanced in age.

Multifocal Lens? Or Laser? But this does not mean that patients over the age of 40 cannot have laser. If these patients have hyperopia, yes, we eliminate the laser. However, in cases of myopia, laser application can also be performed for patients who can be considered in the elderly group. Here, special adjustments are made with the monovision method and one eye of the patient is adjusted to see near.

For young patients with myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism, laser treatment is often preferred. In this way, the eye defect is eliminated with laser and the patient has a problem-free vision without disrupting the comfort of life.

As a Conclusion

Multifocal Lens? Or Laser? When answering the question, as we explained above, the patient’s condition should be evaluated completely.

After the examination to be performed by the specialist doctor, it is decided which would be the best choice for the patient and the eye is treated in this way. Of course, it should not be forgotten that the patient’s preferences and wishes also come into play here. All these should be evaluated with the doctor and the application should be made accordingly.

Assoc. Prof. Aylin Kılıç

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