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Cataract Surgery Lens Options

Which Lens is Right for Me?

During cataract surgery, the patient’s natural lens is replaced with an artificial replacement intraocular lens or IOL. Key-Whitman Eye Center is one of the few eye centers that offer you a full range of lens options, so it is important to meet with our doctors and staff to explore which lens is the best match for your lifestyle. We appreciate that there is no one else exactly like you… that’s why we invite you to talk with us to understand exactly what you want for your vision moving forward.

At Key-Whitman Eye Center, you are treated with respect and individual attention, and you are given the full range of options you deserve, which include:

Advanced Technology Lenses (No Glasses Most of the Time)

Tecnis® Symfony

With the FDA-approved Tecnis Symfony lens, patients are able to change focus at far and intermediate and it can correct astigmatism.

Trulign™ and Crystalens®

These are accommodative lenses which are designed to offer a wide range of vision for near, far or intermediate.

Tecnis® Multifocal

This multifocal lens implant is designed to reduce the need for glasses, treating presbyopia at the time of cataract surgery.


This multifocal lens implant by Ft. Worth’s own Alcon is designed to treat presbyopia as well as cataracts.

Dr. Whitman discusses what’s new in Cataract Surgery

Custom Technology Lenses (Glasses for Reading/ Computer all the Time)

Staar Toric

This lens is designed to reduce astigmatism and treat your cataracts.

IQ Toric

This Alcon lens offers crisp vision and treats astigmatism.

FS Laser Limbal Relaxing Incisions (LRI)

For low levels of astigmatism, our surgeons can now use the femtosecond laser to reduce astigmatism at the time of cataract surgery.

Basic Technology Lenses (Glasses all the Time)


Monofocal lens implants are designed to treat cataracts and are available for patients who do not mind wearing glasses or contacts for all activities.

Manual Astigmatic Reduction

Your Key-Whitman surgeon may reduce low levels of astigmatism at the time of cataract surgery with manual limbal relaxing incisions.

Learn more about the process and find answers to your questions below:

Schedule A Consultation

Find out about your Advanced Lens Options, No-or-Low Drop and Laser Surgery by calling us today at (214) 220-3937 or set up an appointment online!

We have offices in ArlingtonPlanoMesquite and Dallas and look forward to hearing from you!

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