Why multifocal corrective eye surgery?
As you age, your eye’s ability to accommodate and focus on objects at different distances changes. It’s a common condition called presbyopia, and it usually starts from around age 40, sometimes in combination with cataracts. You may notice your eyes gradually changing, or it might feel like one minute you can see clearly, and the next close objects have become blurry.
Nobody likes putting on glasses to perform everyday tasks such as reading or looking into the distance. And while bifocal or multifocal glasses or contact lenses have long been the solution for presbyopia, laser eye surgery or intraocular corrective surgery is now a viable option for suitable candidates.
Multifocal corrective surgery benefits
Dr Mark Medownick was one of the first surgeons in Australia to introduce multifocal corrective surgery techniques to his clinic. Multifocal corrective surgery is increasing among a new generation of people wanting to rid themselves of glasses or contacts. Here are some of the benefits of multifocal corrective surgery:
- Clearer, more functional and consistent vision, with no blurriness at short, middle or long distances.
- If you have a multifocal corrective procedure you will never develop cataracts, as the eye’s natural lens has been replaced.
- Less reliance on reading glasses. You may still need them, but the need will be reduced and you will likely use them for small print only.
- Reduced eye fatigue and more comfort when reading.
- Freedom to perform the activities that are important to you, such as playing golf or watching sport, or enjoying your hobbies.
Why multifocal corrective surgery at Medownick?
Not everyone is suitable for multifocal corrective surgery and we promise to give you a realistic expectation of your ability to achieve a successful outcome. This starts with a thorough assessment of your eyes to determine their health.
Multifocal corrective surgery is also known as ‘lens replacement’ or ‘clear lens extraction’ surgery, and at Medownick we use a technique known as low-stress refractive lensectomy, which we call our ReFocus refractive procedure. It is a very accurate technique for correcting your vision as you age, and it gives us a dramatic 99 per cent technical success rate.
As with cataract surgery, the natural lens of the eye is removed and is replaced with an intraocular lens to correct vision. At Medownick, we treat presbyopia with premium multifocal intraocular lenses.
We are proud of the advanced surgical eye care we are able to offer you. Our combination of expert surgical skills and state-of-the-art computer technology in a friendly caring environment can help you to achieve better vision, and a much improved and more flexible lifestyle.
Laser eye surgery is an investment in you. It’s why we offer interest-free payment plans over six, 12 or 18 months to suitable candidates.