Beverly Hills, CA (Vocus) May 29, 2010
Dr. Khanna and crystal lens have had a symbiotic relationship to advance vision in people suffering from presbyopia or cataracts. Crystalens has especially been helpful in people who have undergone radial RK or macular degeneration. The Crystalens is the only FDA approved accommodating intraocular lens in the United States. As the accuracy of the surgery in the lens has increased lenses in intermediate powers were desired. Bausch & Lomb has therefore introduced Crystalens OA and Crystalens HD in quarter diopter steps. Crystalens OA and HD are the fifth generation of Crystalens. Crystalens remains the only presbyopic channel lens available in quarter diopter steps.
Approximately 3 million cataract surgeries are performed in the U.S. every year. A cataract is a clouding on the normally clear lens in the eye. When a cataract forms, the natural lens in the patient’s eye can be replaced by an intraocular lens. Balanced billing was introduced which allows patients to pay out of pocket to upgrade to premium lenses.
The research also indicates that a number of patients are willing to pay a little extra money in order to get the best quality vision. Prelex is presbyopic refractive lens exchange that is the dysfunctional natural lens is removed and exchanged for a presbyopic channel lens.
Crystalens is the only FDA-approved accommodating intraocular lens. Unlike the standard cataract replacement lenses, Crystalens is designed to not only eliminate the patient’s cataract but also to give patients full range of vision so that they can see near, far and everything in between. Many Crystalens patients hardly, if ever, need to wear their glasses or contacts again.
Dr. Rajesh Khanna is a Los Angeles LASIK and Refractive Cataract surgeon with offices in Los Angeles and Beverly Hills. He is the founder and medical director of The Khanna Institute of Lasik and Refractive Surgery. Dr. Khanna has been voted as the best LASIK surgeon by popular choice, by the readers of Los Angeles daily news and the Ventura County Star. Dr. Khanna has performed vision enhancements on many celebrities and athletes alike. Those we are able disclose include actor Corbin Blue from High School Musical, Disney channel star Brenda Song, Olympic silver medalist Ryan Bailey and Bas Rutten- Inside MMA host and UFC champion fighter. Rajesh Khanna, MD has been featured on the front cover of various magazines like Your Health Connection, Life after 50, Valley news and Beverly Hills times. He has also been featured in Santa Monica Star, Acorn, India West, Opinion Express and numerous other publications. Dr. Khanna has been interviewed and quoted by various radio talk shows. He is one the pioneers of Lasik eye surgery and is currently at the forefront for advanced eye procedures. He is an experienced and skilled Wave front LASIK, Intacs, PRELEX and cataract surgeon, Dr. Khanna has performed over thousands of vision correction procedures.