There has been much debate about the light transmission properties of various IOL optic designs. While most IOLs have a built-in UV blocker, only some IOLs provide a degree of visible light filtering. And even manufacturers who make the yellow-tinted IOLs offer them without a light filter. So which is better and is there a significant difference?
Click below to learn the differences between these IOL optic filters:
Professor Uday Devgan MD is a Los Angeles Cataract Surgeon who authors CataractCoach.com to teach the best techniques of Cataract Surgery to Eye Surgeons from around the world.
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what about mixing one clear and one yellow? I have a situation where I put in a yellow tinted lens in one eye and the now the Pt wants an EDOF in the other eye that only comes in clear. I’ve read that 4/5 people don’t mind. Any personal experience with this?