multifocal lens


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multifocal lens

[¦məl·tē‚fō·kəl ′lenz]
(optics)
A lens that has more than one focal length.
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Many times, a surgeon has a tendency for a small rhexis when the multifocal lens especially at the beginning stage of the surgery.
Contrast sensitivity and glare disability by halogen light after monofocal and multifocal lens implantation.
Consultant ophthalmologist Mr Rehman said of the surgery: "I used the same multifocal lens implants in the eyes of both patients.
WARWICK-BASED consultant eye surgeon Bobby Qureshi has helped to restore the sight of 1,000 patients across the UK with pioneering multifocal lens implants.
If you choose a multifocal lens for cataract surgery, which would be used to correct those conditions, you may incur some out-of-pocket expenses.
You can choose from a monofocal lens, which allows for fixed distance vision (you'll need to wear reading glasses with this option), or a multifocal lens, which enables distance and near vision.
On the other hand, multifocal lens wearers are forced to look downwards from the optical centre for distance in order to access the reading area/segment of the lens.
This is the latest innovation in the AIR OPTIX family of monthly replacement contact lenses, whose comprehensive portfolio includes monthly replacement clear and color contact lenses, overnight and flexible wear options, toric and multifocal lens correction.
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