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Customizable Vision Correction

Refractive Lens Exchange with Active Life Lenses

Refractive Lenses

If you’ve been told you’re not an ideal candidate for LASIK, you may think you are locked into a lifetime of glasses and contacts.

or…

If you’ve lost the crisp, clear vision of your youth, you may be tempted to think you’ll spend the rest of your days buying (and losing) reading glasses over and over again.

We’ve got good news for you!

Whatever your vision challenge, you don’t have to just live with it. You can See Life Better and at Mann Eye Institute, we can help.

Vision Correction Customized for Your Unique Eyes

Refractive Lens Exchange is a customizable vision correction solution that has helped countless people just like you see clearly with reduced dependency on glasses, contacts and readers. As an added bonus, it even eliminates the possibility of cataracts ever forming in the future.

That’s right! Refractive Lens Exchange can correct your vision issue now and it removes the possibility of cataracts in the future!

The Basics

With Refractive Lens Exchange (RLE), sometimes called Clear Lens Exchange, the eye’s natural lens is removed and replaced with an artificial lens to improve vision. This is done in a comfortable, outpatient setting.

Depending on the Active Life Lens you choose, refractive lens exchange could effectively reduce your daily dependency on glasses, contacts and even reading glasses.

Refractive Lens Exchange can address a variety of vision challenges, including:

The Benefits

Confidence – On top of the confidence you’ll gain by reducing your dependency on glasses and contacts, you can feel confident knowing our experienced and skilled surgeons have performed thousands of successful procedures. Your comfort, safety, care and visual outcome are our top priority.

Customization – With a variety of Active Life Lenses to choose from, we are able to customize each procedure to your individual vision goals and lifestyle.

Clarity – Our all-laser, outpatient procedures can effectively improve your vision. In most cases, patients are ecstatically happy as they are able to see clearly with reduced dependency on glasses, contacts or readers.

And your bonus benefit…

(No) Cataracts – Remember? Because the lens in your eye is replaced with an artificial lens to improve vision, Refractive Lens Exchange corrects your vision issue and it removes the possibility of cataracts in the future!

The Choices

At Mann Eye Institute, we are fully committed to helping you See Life Better. And depending on the lens you choose for your Refractive Lens Exchange procedure, you may be able to experience improved vision at near, intermediate and far distances as well as correction of your astigmatism, improved contrast and even help with clarity in low-light settings.

Monofocal IOL

Monofocal lenses are often referred to as the standard lens because they can correct vision at a single distance. During cataract surgery, this lens is the only one that Medicare will usually cover.

Because it’s a basic intraocular lens, it does not correct astigmatism, and patients will need to wear glasses after cataract surgery. This is to ensure that they can see at other distances that the monofocal lens can’t correct.

There are no extra out-of-pocket expenses for patients that choose this lens, as Medicare covers this and cataract surgery.


Lens Brands

Acrysof IQ (Monofocal), Tecnis, Staar NanoFLEX IOL

Multifocal IOL

Multifocal lenses offer a continuous range of sight from distance to intermediate distances. Patients that choose multifocal lenses report fewer visual disturbances like halos.

Patients with a multifocal lens may need to use reading glasses when performing tasks like reading things with fine print. Multifocal IOLs are premium lenses, meaning you will have to pay out of pocket for them. These lenses have several regions with different powers. This allows people to see up-close, far away, and intermediate distances.

This lens can cause more glare and loss of contrast than monofocal or toric lenses. Multifocal lenses cannot correct astigmatism unless the lens comes in a toric model. Some patients may still need to wear glasses or contact lenses after cataract surgery for clear vision.


Lens Brands

Acrysof IQ Restor, Symfony, Symfony Toric, AcrySof™ IQ Vivity™ Extended Vision Intraocular Lens (IOL), AcrySof™ IQ Vivity™ Toric Extended Vision IOLs, AcrySof™ IQ Vivity™ Extended Vision UV Absorbing IOL, and AcrySof™ IQ Vivity™, Toric Extended Vision UV Absorbing IOLs

Toric IOL

Toric lenses share some similarities with monofocal lenses, but they are specifically designed to correct astigmatism. This allows patients with astigmatism to see well at a distance or far away.

They will then need to wear glasses to compensate for the distance that the lens didn’t correct for. Insurance, Medicare, and secondary insurances do not cover this lens, so there is an out-of-pocket expense. Many advanced lens implants will have a toric component. This enables an extended range of vision as well as astigmatism correction.


Lens Brands

Tecnis Toric, Staar C2 Aspheric Optic

Trifocal IOL

The trifocal lens provides clear vision up-close, far away, and at intermediate distances. Intermediate tasks include things like shaving, applying makeup, and working on a computer. Up-close tasks include sewing, writing, and reading.

This lens provides patients with good distance, computer, and reading vision. Some patients may see halos or starbursts in certain light conditions. There is an out-of-pocket expense for this premium lens.


Lens Brands

Panoptix, Panoptix Toric

Accommodating IOL

Accommodating IOLs are unique because they move inside your eye to accommodate focusing at different distances. They are designed to change shape like the eye’s natural lens, explains the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO).

With an accommodating IOL, most people find that they do not need glasses or contact lenses after having cataract surgery. Some people prefer to wear glasses for extended periods of reading or other close-up activities.


Lens Brands

Crystalens by Bausch and Lomb

Light Adjustable Lens

RxSight’s Light Adjustable Lens™ is the first intraocular lens that allows you and your physician to optimize your vision after cataract surgery. This lens gives you the unique ability to adjust and preview your vision until it meets your personal desires and lifestyle requirements.

This optimization is done by your eye doctor after lens implantation during a series of light-treatment procedures. The light-treatment procedures only take a few minutes each at your eye doctor’s office.


Lens Brands

RxSight’s Light Adjustable Lens™

Whatever your vision needs, we have a lens for that!

Ready to See Life Better? Let’s do this.

Locations

The Mann Eye Institute is a leading eye care facility with eighteen locations in Humble, West Humble, Houston, Central Austin, North Austin, Sugar Land, Katy, Spring, The Woodlands Market Street, Livingston, Bay City, Pearland, Baytown, Tomball and Cleveland, Texas. With various locations in the Houston and Austin areas we can provide the full continuum of care, including; designer eyewear and eye care needs, LASIK eye surgery, cataract surgery, premium lens implants and dry eye treatment options. If you are seeking expert eye doctors in Texas contact us today!

Copperfield Office
6860 Highway 6 North, Ste. A
Houston, TX 77084
(281) 500-9605

Houston Fannin Office
5115 Fannin St., 10th Floor, Ste 1000
Houston, TX 77004
(713) 580-2500

The Woodlands Office
1501 Lake Robbins Dr. Ste. 130
The Woodlands, TX 77380
(281) 367-2010

Pearland Office
10223 Broadway St., Ste. J
Pearland, TX 77584
(281) 971-9332

Spring Office
2616 FM 2920 Ste. I
Spring, TX 77388
(281) 353-8300

Tomball Office
14079 FM 2920
Tomball, TX 77377
(346) 701-4029

Katy Office
750 Westgreen Blvd.
Katy, TX 77450
(281) 392-3937

Humble - Deerbrook Office
9802 FM 1960 W, Ste. 110
Humble, Texas 77338
(281) 446-9333

Sugar Land Office
15999 City Walk, Ste. 270
Sugar Land, TX 77479
(713) 580-2525

Humble - S. Memorial Office
18850 S. Memorial Blvd.
Humble, TX 77338
(281) 446-7900

Livingston Office
1601 US-59 Loop North, Ste. 100
Livingston, Texas 77351
(936) 327-3937

Cleveland Office
429 West Southline
Cleveland, TX 77327
(281) 592-4343

Bay City Office
3612 Avenue F
Bay City, TX 77414
(979) 244-1450

Baytown Office
4750 East Freeway
Baytown, TX 77521
(281) 421-2020

South Austin Office
2600 Via Fortuna, Ste. 400
Austin, TX 78746
(512) 327-4123

North Austin Office
4314 W. Braker Lane Ste. 215
Austin, TX 78759
(512) 200-3937

Sun City Office
1530 Sun City Blvd., Ste. 150
Georgetown, TX 78633
(512) 327-3792

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