|Treat your astigmatism at the
same time of your cataract surgery!
performance of AcrySof® IQ Toric
IOLs provides cataract treatment and astigmatism correction in a single
procedure. Featuring exceptional rotational stability and the greatest
correction range available, more patients than ever can attain crisp,
clear distance vision with reduced dependence on glasses with the
AcrySof® IQ Toric IOL!
and Astigmatism in One Procedure
The AcrySof® IQ Toric
IOL is an ideal solution for patients with both cataracts and
astigmatism. Astigmatism is a common condition that can result in
the blurring of your vision, whether looking near or far, while
cataracts develop as you age and cloud your vision.
This can affect
everyday activities such as writing, using
a smartphone or driving. Astigmatism usually occurs when the cornea or
lens is misshapen and, if you have astigmatism, chances are you
already wear glasses or contact lenses to correct the problem.
The AcrySof® IQ Toric IOL is designed to replace your clouded lens
while also correcting your astigmatism in one step. This can
significantly improve your functional vision for activities such as
night driving. 1The AcrySof® IQ Toric IOL can greatly reduce, or
even eliminate, your need to wear glasses for sharp distance vision,
though you will likely still need glasses for reading.
Life: A Smart Investment
IOLs that are not astigmatism correcting are generally covered
by private health insurance or Medicare, many patients believe
that choosing a basic IOL will save them money.
have astigmatism, you may experience blurred and distorted
vision because a traditional IOL cannot correct pre-existing
In clinical trials, the majority of patients with preoperative astigmatism achieved freedom from glasses for
distance vision when the AcrySof® IQ Toric IOL was implanted in
|The AcrySof® IQ Toric IOL can also often be a better
bargain. The cost of astigmatism-correcting glasses or contact
lenses, disinfectant or cleaning materials and eye doctor appointments
adds up over the years and can eventually outweigh the cost of toric
If your surgeon has determined that you have cataracts,
ask if you are a candidate for AcrySof® IQ Toric IOLs and be sure to
weigh your options and consider the long-term benefits.