When you arrive for your consultation, we will ask you to complete a questionnaire regarding your expectations after eye surgery. The information obtained from the questionnaire provides us a better understanding of your visual needs. Miller will discuss your treatment options and spend the necessary time to explain the benefits of all the various IOLs available. Baldinger is one of the busiest cataract surgeon in the Washington DC area. The Crystalens® combines the distance vision of a traditional lens implant with a flexible hinge that can provide patients of our Washington DC-area cataract center seamless, natural distance and intermediate vision with decent near vision in good lighting.Our experienced cataract surgeons will be able to help diagnose your condition and discuss your premium lens implants options.Please visit our cataract center to better understand cataract lens implants and the cataract surgery process.Crystalens addresses the limitations of standard monofocal IOLs and multifocal IOLs by providing the following advantages to patients: The actual Crystalens is implanted utilizing a traditional small-incision cataract surgery procedure.Dr John Baldinger uses the “no needles, no stitch, no patch” surgery technique, so you are relaxed and comfortable throughout the procedure.
The Crystalens is designed to allow the optic, or the central circular part of the lens that you see through, to move back and forth as you constantly change focus on images around you. Crystalens® is: Few patients with Crystalens have experienced problems with glare, halos and night vision.Reading glasses or bifocals are required to help the eye focus.This condition, which begins to affect most people in their forties, is called presbyopia.The Laser Vision Correction Center of New Jersey offers Crystalens HD®, the first and only FDA approved, accommodating, intraocular lens (IOL).The Crystalens® IOL replaces the eye’s natural lens, whether it has become cataractous or the individual has elected to have a clear lens exchange (CLE).You probably noticed in your forties that you started to lose some of your up-close vision and had to start wearing reading glasses.Crystalens not only treats your cataracts (a clouding or hardening of your lens), but can also reduce or eliminate your dependence on glasses.It takes only about ten minutes and is performed as an outpatient procedure. Baldinger, was the first eye surgeon in the Northern Virginia to incorporate this technology into their practice.Performing over 1400 cataract procedures a year, Dr.Crystalens dynamically adjusts to your visual needs.In the aging eye the lens loses its ability to change shape and images are out of focus.