Acrysol IQ Toric

ACRYSOF® IQ TORIC

The latest in a long line of IOL innovations from Alcon, the new AcrySof® IQ Toric lens takes the most trusted platform for precise astigmatism correction and adds the enhanced image quality of an aspheric lens, taking the toric IOL to a whole new level.

With the combined benefits of toricity and asphericity, the AcrySof® IQ Toric lens truly offers the best of both worlds:

ASTIGMATISM CORRECTION

  • Unique toric design offers astigmatism patients the best opportunity for spectacle-independent distance vision

  • AcrySof® single-piece platform ensures exceptional rotational stability, with less than 4º average rotation 6 months after implantation

  • Range of cylinder powers includes patients with lower levels of astigmatism

VISUAL PERFORMANCE

  • Proven aspheric technology reduces spherical and higher order aberrations

  • Aspheric optic offers increased contrast sensitivity and improved functional vision in challenging environments

  • Proprietary blue light-filtering chromophore filters more than UV

WHY TORIC?

Toric intraocular lens is a type of intraocular lens that is implanted inside the patient eye during cataracts surgery especially phacoemulsification surgery . This lens is specially designed to correct the astigmatism.

Usually patients who have astigmatism and underwent cataract surgery with regular IOL implant will wear glasses or contact lenses to correct his astigmatism. Instead of that, patient who has astigmatism and was planned for cataract surgery can use Toric intraocular lens implantation instead of regular intraocular lens to correct the astigmatism.

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How often should I visit my ophthalmologist?

​If you have a history of eye disease, we recommend making regular appointments and following up as your ophthalmologist advises. Call now for more information or to schedule an appointment.

​Can I bring a friend with me to my ophthalmologist appointment?

​You are always welcome to bring a friend or family member with you to your appointments.  An extra set of ears is always helpful so you don’t forget any important information your ophthalmologist goes over with you during your appointment. 

 

How do I know if I should schedule an ophthalmologist appointment?

​If you are having eye discomfort or trouble with your vision, schedule an appointment with your ophthalmologist. Health conditions, like high blood pressure or diabetes, increase your risk for certain diseases. If you have questions or think you might need to see an ophthalmologist, call for more information.

 

Do your ophthalmologists have tips on how I can protect my eyes?

 

​Don’t forget to wear protective eyewear during activities like mowing the grass, doing construction work, or playing sports.  If you wear contacts, take steps to prevent eye infections. Wash your hands before handling your contacts or touching your eyes, and be sure to replace them regularly.

 

When should I arrive at my ophthalmologist appointment?

 

​We ask that you arrive at your eye appointment fifteen minutes early. That gives you time to fill out any necessary paperwork before your appointment with your doctor. 

 

What should I bring for my ophthalmologist appointment?

 

​You will need to bring your insurance information. If you have a referral from your primary care physician, please have that with you if you haven’t already sent it to us. And lastly, bring a list of all medications you are taking.

 

Can your ophthalmologists perform LASIK? What can I expect?

 

​One of our most popular procedures at Spectrum Eye Institute is LASIK surgery. An outpatient procedure, LASIK surgery corrects the vision of patients who are nearsighted, farsighted or have astigmatism. Call now for more information or to see if LASIK might be right for you. 

 

Does your ophthalmologist office offer cosmetic services?

 

​Though ophthalmologists are known for medically necessary services, we also offer cosmetic procedures and services to help you look and feel your best. We offer Botox Cosmetic treatments that smooth deep wrinkles and crows’ feet around your eyes. Call our offices for more information and to schedule a consultation.