Contact Dr. Raul “Raulito” Peña to learn more about ReZoom™, AcrySof® ReStor®, and crystalens®, or to see if you are a candidate for intraocular lens implants at his Rio Grande Valley, Texas office.
Peña Eye Institute
1400 East Ridge Rd., Suite 10
McAllen, Texas 78503
Ph / 956-661-8733
Intraocular lens implants (IOLs) such as Crystalens®, ReZoom™, and Acrysof® ReSTOR® provide Texas patients of Dr. Raul Peña with a treatment for cataracts while also improving their focusing ability, many times to a level not experienced even before the development of the cataract. With intraocular lens implants, Dr. Peña’s patients in the Rio Grande Valley are given the opportunity to restore clarity to vision impaired by cataracts, regain the ability to see at both near and far distances, and truly improve their overall quality of life.
Intraocular lens implants are used to replace the natural lens of the eye when it is clouded by a cataract or has lost its focusing ability due to presbyopia (age-related farsightedness). Traditional monofocal IOLs may be used to replace the lens of the affected eye , but they do not restore the ability to see at all distances, which means that patients must continue to wear glasses or contact lenses. However, multifocal and accommodating lens implants such as Crystalens®, ReZoom™, and Acrysof® ReSTOR® provide patients with improved vision at a range of distances.
Dr. Peña also offers Acrysof® ReSTOR® intraocular lens implants to patients at his McAllen, Rio Grande Valley, Texas office. The Acrysof® ReSTOR® lenses utilize apodized diffractive technology which involves a gradual tapering of layered steps from the center of the lens for a smooth transition of light that provides patients with a broader range of vision. Acrysof® ReSTOR® lens implants provide patients with a treatment for cataracts while eliminating or reducing their dependence on glasses and contact lenses.
Apodized diffractive technology responds changes in the size of the pupil. As the pupil changes size, depending on light conditions, the Acrysof® ReSTOR® implant diffracts light to the appropriate focal point of the eye for clear, crisp vision.
In this way, Acrysof® ReSTOR® lenses at our Texas office provide patients with quality vision in various lighting situations and at various distances. For instance, in brightly lit conditions, when the pupil is small, the central portion of Acrysof® ReSTOR® lens implants sends light waves to both near and distant focal points. Conversely, since we are unable to read in dark lighting conditions, when the pupils are larger, the portion of the Acrysof® ReSTOR® lens implant that is in use under dark light conditions refracts more light to distant focal points. This would be ideal for night driving.
As a replacement lens in cataract surgery, Crystalens® is an excellent option at the Texas office of Dr. Peña for those who want to eliminate the cloudiness of cataracts and also improve their eye’s accommodating ability.
Crystalens ® is the latest in intraocular lens implants provided at the Rio Grande Valley, Texas office of Dr. Raul Peña. Crystalens® is an accommodating IOL. Accommodation refers to the ability of the eye to focus on distances from near to far and everywhere in between. With presbyopia, the eye’s natural lens becomes less flexible and loses its ability to focus at various distances. This is partly because the ciliary muscles, the muscles responsible for moving the lens in order to focus, lose some of their power.
Crystalens ® has hinges on both sides that allow the ciliary muscles to move the lens implants and focus the eye more easily. Rio Grande Valley, Texas ophthalmologist Raul Peña’s office is fully equipped with the latest technologies in order to provide the quality intraocular lens implants that his patients deserve. Dr. Peña focuses on personalized service and quality care. During your consultation, you and Dr. Peña will discuss your goals for treatment , and he will determine if you are a suitable candidate for Crystalens®.
To speak with Dr. Peña about Crystalens® or any of our other types of lens implants, contact our office today.
ReZoom ™ multifocal lens implants distribute light over five different optical zones, allowing the eye to focus on objects that are near, far, and in between. The ReZoom™ lens implant procedure at our McAllen, Texas office gives patients the freedom of having crisper, clearer vision at a variety of distances.
With traditional monofocal lens implants, patients experience clear vision at only a single focal point and continue to require glasses or contact lenses for a full range of vision. ReZoom™ uses patented Balanced View Optics™ technology, which allows the ReZoom™ lens implant to be divided into five zones, each designed to accommodate to different light conditions and focal distances. During your consultation at the Texas office of Dr. Raul Peña, he will discuss your goals for treatment and determine whether you are a candidate for ReZoom™ or any other intraocular lens implant procedure. If you would like to restore clarity to vision affected by cataracts while maintaining or improving your focusing power, ReZoom™ may be right for you.
If you are interested in learning more about intraocular lens implants, including Acrysof® ReSTOR®™, Crystalens®, or ReZoom™, contact the Rio Grande Valley, Texas office of Dr. Raul Peña in McAllen today.