LAS VEGAS, Sept. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Abrams Eye Institute, an American Vision Partners affiliate, was the
Alcon has paired their Acrysof IQ Intraocular Lense ("IOL") with a proprietary design from PanOptix. With this breakthrough technology, the new trifocal lens will allow cataract and refractive lens exchange surgeons to correct for their patients' immediate, near and distance vision.
"We are proud to bring this new class of IOLs to the largest eye care market in the world," said David J. Endicott, Chief Executive Officer of Alcon.
FDA approval was based on results from a study of 12 investigational sites in the U.S. "With this single trifocal lens design, PanOptix patients demonstrated exceptional, uninterrupted vision. The results also showed high patient satisfaction with more than ninety-nine percent of PanOptix patients saying they would choose the same lens again."
Dr. Jack Abrams, MD, the Founder of Abrams Eye Institute, was the first eye surgeon in Nevada to perform surgery use the trifocal lens. The surgery took place on Wednesday, Sept 4. Dr. Abrams and the team at Abrams Eye Institute continue to be at the forefront of new technology in identifying the best vision solutions for their patients.
"We are extremely proud to have Dr. Abrams perform the first surgery in Nevada utilizing this incredible new lens. One of the fundamental tenets of our practice is providing our patients with the most advanced technology options for improving and preserving their vision," said Kyle Bohannon, President & CEO of American Vision Partners.
"Having this opportunity is very exciting for me. I look forward to being able to perform more surgeries with this incredible technology to give patients more individualized options for their vision," says Dr.Jack Abrams.
For more information about Abrams Eye Insitute and our expertise in Trifocal IOL implantation, visit http://www.AbramsEyeInstitute.com/
Visit https://www.alcon.com/media-release/alcon-introduces-acrysof-iq-panoptix-trifocal-iol-us-first-and-only-fda-approved to find out more about the Acrysof IQ PanOptix Trifocal IOL.
About American Vision Partners
American Vision Partners ("AVP") is one of the nation's largest and fastest growing eye care physician practice management organizations. AVP serves communities throughout Arizona, Nevada, and New Mexico with more than 120 nationally recognized doctors, 61 locations, including 22 ambulatory surgical centers, and 25 satellite clinics.
AVP partners with the most respected ophthalmology practices in the country, and integrates a best-in-class management system, infrastructure and technology to provide the highest-quality patient care. Our partner practices, including Retinal Consultants of Arizona, Barnet Dulaney Perkins Eye Center, Southwestern Eye Center, M&M Eye Institute, and Abrams Eye Institute, have on average been in practice for more than 35 years.
About Abrams Eye Institute
Founded in 2005 by Jack Abrams, M.D, Abrams Eye Institute provides the most advanced and comprehensive ophthalmologic services in Nevada. Abrams Eye Institute is Southern Nevada's premier provider of ophthalmologic services, including LASIK surgery, cataract surgery and the treatment of all common eye disorders.
SOURCE American Vision Partners
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