What is Clear Lens Exchange (CLE)?
Clear Lens Exchange (CLE) is a surgical vision correction procedure that restores nearsightedness and farsightedness, and eliminates the need for eventual cataract surgery late in life, even if you have an astigmatism.
Is CLE right for me?
If you answer “Yes” to any of these questions, you may be a good candidate for CLE. Schedule a consultation
- Are you having trouble with near vision?
- Are looking for a solution to your near- or farsightedness?
- Is your vision grainy?
- Do you have an astigmatism?
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Frequently Asked Questions
If I have an astigmatism, can I have Clear Lens Exchange (CLE)?
In nearly all cases, yes. In nearly all cases, yes. However, we recommend that you come in for a consultation to learn more about the CLE procedure as it relates to your vision, specifically.
How safe is Clear Lens Exchange (CLE)?
Very. CLE is usually safer than wearing contact lenses.
Why don't younger patients receive Clear Lens Exchange (CLE)?
Vision problems in young people can usually be fixed for decades to come with less invasive techniques.
Do you use a laser for Clear Lens Exchange (CLE) surgery?
Yes. The most demanding part of any lens surgery is creating an incision in the eye. We use an advanced laser incision technology that minimizes the size of the slit and improves healing times.