Crystalens is: Few patients with the Crystalens have experienced glare, halos, and night vision problems.
Crystalens focuses only one image to the back of the eye, unlike a multifocal lens that projects multiple images that are not entirely in focus, requiring your brain to "adjust" and learn to interpret the differences.
More than 40,000 Crystalens have been implanted worldwide.
The contemporary treatment for cataracts is to remove the crystalline lens and replace it with an implantable lens.
The Crystalens® is an FDA-approved intraocular lens for the visual correction of adults with cataracts (clouding of the eye's natural lens secondary to age) with or without presbyopia, or lenses that have aged or become more rigid. Like the natural lens, it uses the eye muscle to flex and accommodate in order to focus on objects in the environment at all distances.
Over 40 million procedures have been done in the last 25 years.But because it is surgery, it is not completely risk-free.