Premium Intraocular Lenses (IOLs)

Life-changing results in minutes

Whichever IOL you choose, rest assured cataract surgery is one of the safest and most effective procedures performed today. Dr. Farbowitz simply makes a tiny incision in your eye, removes its natural clouded lens, and replaces it with a new lens. The actual surgery can take minutes and the results are permanent and life changing. Most patients are back to their normal activity the very next day. Dr. Farbowitz will implant the lens in one eye, then schedule an appointment for your second eye–usually a few weeks later.

Dr. Farbowitz and Short Hills Ophthalmology are proud to offer multifocal and toric IOLs as part of our ongoing commitment to patients who want the latest advances, the best vision, and the highest quality of life.

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See the big picture without missing the details

Monofocal Aspheric IOLs

Premium Intraocular Lenses | Toric IOLs | Aspheric ReSTOR Lens Implants | Short Hills NJ | Livingston NJOur practice now uses Natural IOLs in cataract surgery. These state-of-the-art lenses not only block ultraviolet light like other IOLs but also filter blue light. Research suggests that blue light may contribute to Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD), a progressive, irreversible disease that is one of the leading causes of blindness. Previously, patients lost the ability to filter blue light after cataract surgery, possibly increasing their risk for AMD. These lenses reduce this risk without affecting color perception or the ability to see in dim light.



Monofocal: Astigmatic Correction

Toric IOLs

Premium Intraocular Lenses | Toric IOLs | Aspheric ReSTOR Lens Implants | Short Hills NJ | Livingston NJIf you have astigmatism and cataracts, Dr. Farbowitz may recommend an advanced lens called the Toric lens. It’s the first IOL that treats preexisting astigmatism at the same time it corrects cataracts, so you don’t have to undergo two separate procedures. You will also enjoy improved quality distance vision.

Toric IOLs are specially designed for patients with astigmatism. Traditionally, surgical correction of astigmatism required making a series of small incisions called Limbal Relaxing Incisions (LRI) around the cornea to make it more spherical instead of football-shaped. Implanting toric IOLs often improves vision due to astigmatism without the need for these extra incisions, and also allows patients to enjoy a faster, more comfortable recovery.

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Vision Restoration

Multifocal IOLs

Premium Intraocular Lenses | Toric IOLs | Aspheric ReSTOR Lens Implants | Short Hills NJ | Livingston NJTraditionally, when a cataract develops, the eye lens is replaced with an artificial intraocular lens (IOL). The lens is usually focused for distance vision, requiring that the patient need to wear reading glasses to focus in on nearer objects.

Through recent advancements in lens technology, an IOL is now available that can provide the patient with a greater range of vision while reducing the need for glasses and contacts. The Multifocal intraocular lens provides a full range of functional vision for patients that desire a significant decrease in their dependence on glasses or contacts.

The Multifocal lens is a breakthrough because, unlike traditional monofocal IOLs, it’s a multifocal IOL, designed to restore your full range of vision, from the pages of a book, to your computer screen, to scenic landscapes. As the name implies, monofocal lenses can only give you clear distance vision–you still need reading glasses.

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If you would like more information about Premium Intraocular Lenses (IOLs) or to schedule an appointment, feel free to fill out our convenient contact form or call us directly at 973-379-2544.

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Patient Testimonials

Staff and services rated 10 out of 10. The results are truly excellent.

- B.C. 25 - Finance

Dr. Farbowitz took the time to answer all of my questions and alleviated any fears I had of the procedure. Its hard for me to remember what life was like with glasses. Its so much better playing sports, swimming, waking up in the morning, watching movies, etc.

- A.W. 41 - Accountant

To me this is all a dream and each day that I wake up I have Dr. Farbowitz and his staff to thank! I would recommend Short Hills Ophthalmology, specifically Dr. Farbowitz, to my family and friends, as well as anyone else who is considering having LASIK. You will not be disappointed!

- J.P. 24 - Teacher

As a result of Dr. Farbowitz performing LASIK surgery has given me a sense of liberation from glasses and contacts that feels indescribable.

- J.T. 29 - TV Station Operations Manager

Having LASIK performed by Dr. Farbowitz was truly amazing. The doctor and his staff made me feel comfortable before, during and after the procedure.

- D.S. 31 - Pharmaceutical Manager

Everyone was very professional, accommodating, excellent approach to flawless surgery, accessible and very congenial.

- L.M. 38 - Public Relations Consultant

Dr. Farbowitz and his staff are very professional, very timely and very confidence inspiring!

- A.J. 42 - Derivative Marketer

What I liked best was that I received a thorough explanation of what to expect, a comprehensive exam and friendly professional eye care.

- D.B. 53 - Paralegal