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Types of Refractive Lenses

Types of Refractive Lenses

Serving Los Angeles county, California and Surrounding Communities

Refractive Lens Exchange involves replacing your eye’s natural lens with an artificial lens in order to eliminate or significantly improve a wide variety of eye disorders.  The lens is made of plastic. It is not taken from cadavers or dead people. Today, the most common materials used ago manufacture the artificial lens are acrylic or silicon.Refractive Lens Exchange is most commonly used in the correction of:

  • Cataracts .  When cataracts interfere with ability to see and function safely. The poor refractive element that  is the dysfunctional lens is replaced.
  • Presbyopia . This is also known as Pi in Eye procedure.
  • Severe hyperopia (+6.00 diopters)

Depending on the particular eye disorder you have and the extent of your condition, there are different types of refractive lenses available to meet your needs. At The Khanna Institute, we offer only the latest and most state-of-the-art refractive lenses to help you obtain the clearest vision possible. A thorough exam followed by an intensive discussion of your lifestyle requirements helps Dr. Khanna offer you the best refractive lens for your eye. No two eyes are alike. Hence there is no one solution for all. The goal is to deliver functional vision at all distances, free from glasses or contact lenses.

Our FDA approved Refractive Lenses


Please visit the pages below to learn more about each type of refractive lens we offer: We will keep updating the information for our los angeles patients as new lenses get FDA approved and some are withdrawn

To find out if Refractive Lens Exchange is right for you, please contact The Khanna Institute today to schedule a free screening. We do offer late evenings and some saturday appointments on request for the busy executive.We can help you determine the best solution for your vision problems. The Khanna Institute proudly serves patients throughout the Ventura and  Los Angeles area, with offices in Beverly Hills and Westlake Village, California.