Answers to Common Diabetes Questions

Premier Health providers answer frequently asked questions about diabetes.

What is an intraocular lens?

An intraocular lens (IOL) is an artificial lens placed inside your eye, according to the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO).

When an IOL is put in, your natural lens is surgically removed. This is usually part of cataract surgery. 

The IOL replaces the focusing power of your natural lens.

Talk to your doctor for more information about intraocular lenses.

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Source: Joseph Allen, MD, Family Medicine of Vandalia; Michael Chunn, MD, Family Practice; Isaac Corney, MD, Trotwood Physician Center; Ann DeClue, MD, Saadeddine Dughman, MD, Advanced Cardiovascular Institute; Gary Fishbein, MD, Dayton Heart Center; Irina Gendler, MD, Troy Primary Care Physicians; Roger Goodenough, MD, Troy Primary Care Physicians; J. Wes Halderman, MD, Jamestown Family Medicine; Timothy O Donnell, MD, Miami Valley Primary Care; Miguel Parilo, MD, Bull Family Diabetes Center; Srikanth Sadhu, MD, Advanced Cardiovascular Institute; Trisha Zeidan, MD, Bull Family Diabetes Center; Chandan Gupta, MD, Monroe Medical Center; Miguel Parilo, MD, FACP, Bull Family Diabetes Center; Kristine Sun, MD; Premier Family Care of Mason;

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