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Cataract patients now have the option to have their vision corrected to allow them to see at both near and far distances after cataract surgery! These lens implants provide significantly reduced dependence on glasses for all tasks of daily living, providing a range of focus that laser vision correction cannot achieve. Individuals with visual impairment suffering from cataracts previously had only a mono-focal lens implant option after surgery.



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Please feel free to contact us for a FREE Laser Vision Correction Consultation. Our staff is waiting to help guide you in the right direction and provide you with any necessary information.



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Are you seeking to learn about the LASIK eye surgery costs? Are you seeking LASIK in Williamsburg, Virginia? Come in to our office to learn about our new care credit card.



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Optical Shop

Please feel free to contact our Williamsburg Optical shop. Advanced Vision Optical carries the latest fashions in eyewear from many world-famous designers and lines.



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Refractive Lens Exchange


Refractive lens exchange (RLE), also known as clear lens exchange (CLE), is a surgical procedure that can reduce or eliminate the need for glasses or contact lenses for patients over 40, and can potentially correct both nearsightedness and farsightedness. Unlike other refractive procedures that change the shape of the cornea, RLE corrects vision by replacing the eye's natural, crystalline lens with an intraocular lens (IOL).

Refractive Lens Exchange is for those who:

  • Are over 40
  • Want to reduce or eliminate their dependence on glasses or contact lenses
  • Are very nearsighted and/or farsighted
  • Have early cataract formation
  • Want to treat presbyopia with a multifocal implant
  • Are looking for an alternative to LASIK

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What to Expect on Surgery Day:

Refractive lens exchange is performed on an outpatient basis, meaning you can go home on the same day. Upon arrival for your surgery, you will be given a local anesthetic to numb your eye during the procedure. You should not feel any pain or discomfort during this surgery. Similar to cataract surgery, your surgeon will replace your natural crystalline lens with a premium intraocular lens. This lens will alow you to see object at near, far and intermediate distances. If you do not currently have cataracts, you will never develop them after RLE.

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