3 Benefits of PanOptix Trifocal Lens

October 20th, 2020
Senior Couple in Arizona

The PanOptix Trifocal Lens is an intraocular lens, one option for a lens replacement during cataract surgery. Trifocal lenses are designed to provide vision enhancement at multiple distances. Those who lead active lifestyles that require both close- and long-range vision are good candidates for this surgery. For example, if you jog, drive a car and also need clear vision while on the computer, this lens might be right for you. Swagel Wootton eye doctors in Mesa and Chandler can help you determine the right lens to choose for your surgery.

What Are PanOptix Trifocal Lenses?

The PanOptix Trifocal Lens replaces your natural lands if you develop cataracts that impact your vision. Allowing for three distinct ranges of vision, the lens also comes in toric and spherical designs to help patients with astigmatism achieve better vision.

3 Reasons to Love PanOptix Trifocal Lenses

There are several lenses on the market that offer multi focal functionality. However, the PanOptix Trifocal Lens has distinct advantages.

Here’s why we think you’ll love them:

  1. Correction for most vision concerns: Astigmatism can now be addressed with cataract implants. Further, PanOptix Trifocal has correcting technology to assist those with complicated prescriptions. Most clients have less reliance on glasses following the procedure.
  1. Clear vision all the time: Wouldn’t it be great to say goodbye to blurry zones. Imagine seamless vision with clear views in every direction at every distance. Many patients who receive PanOptix trifocal lenses no longer need their glasses.
  2. Minimal side effects: Cataract surgery can save your vision. However, older technology can leave you with blurry night vision or halo vision around lights. The PanOptix Trifocal lens helps you achieve the best vision possible following the surgery.

Are there other intraocular at lens options for cataract surgery?

Yes, there are other lens types that you can consider. Talk to your eye doctors in Mesa and Chandler to find the best option for your eyes.

What happens after cataract surgery?

Some patients notice immediate improvement. However, you could experience blurry vision while your eyes heal. If necessary, wear a protective eye shield to safeguard your eyes from bright light, dirt and debris. You will need a ride home following the surgery since you’ll still be under the effects of the anesthetic and recovering from the procedure.

Who Is a Good Candidate for the PanOptix Trifocal Lens?

If you are a good candidate for cataract surgery, you are probably a good fit for PanOptix Trifocal Lenses. Your eye doctors in Mesa and Chandler will perform an eye exam to evaluate your eligibility for surgery. They will notify you if you have any risk factors to consider. If you want to enhance your vision during the cataract procedure, the PanOptix Trifocal Lens can help.

Does Insurance Cover PanOptix Trifocal Lenses?

Most insurance companies consider cataract surgery as a medical necessity. It’s covered under Medicare, for example. However, you have to meet certain conditions. Typically, insurance companies will pay for cataract surgery if your vision while driving falls below 20/40.

PanOptix Trifocal Lenses may or may not be covered by your insurance carrier. Contact your agent or the company directly to find out what they will cover.

At Swagel Wooton Eye Institute, our eye doctors in Mesa and Chandler perform cataract surgery with PanOptix Trifocal Lenses. We are also a full-service clinic for eye health and vision. Call us at (480) 641-3937 today to make an appointment.