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Refractive Lens Exchange

Reading Vision Surgery

Refractive Lens Exchange (RLE) provides dual benefits for the aging eye. During the surgery, the eye’s natural lens is replaced with an artificial lens, similar to cataract surgery. But in this procedure, the cataract has not yet developed. This advanced artificial lens corrects any existing nearsightedness, farsightedness and poor reading vision. And, as an added benefit, also eliminates the patient’s inevitable future development of cataracts

Symfony Corrects Presbyopia

The Symfony IOL is the first and only presbyopia correcting implant with extended range of vision. Compared to the older “monofocal” intraocular lenses (IOLs), the Symfony IOL provides an extended depth of focus producing enhanced near and intermediate vision to reverse the effects of presbyopia.

Advanced optics and proprietary technology of the Symfony IOL also provide an extended range of continuous vision, surpassing the vision experienced with multi-focal implants. In addition, there is much less chance of producing halos and glare.


The Symfony lens can be implanted in certain patients who are candidates for cataract surgery and for certain patients over the age of 40 who have presbyopia.

The Symfony IOL:

  • First and only presbyopia correcting IOL that provides an extended depth of focus
  • Provides extended range of continuous vision
  • Improved image contrast and reduced levels of visual disturbances, for sharper, clearer vision.

Whitten Laser Eye is using the Symfony IOL for reading vision correction and seeing amazing results.


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