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I have optic nerve hypoplasia. I know there have been advancements with intraocular lenses (IOLs). I’m curious if this is a viable option for correction?

Intraocular lenses are used to treat cataracts and refractive conditions. The IOL will only improve vision impaired by a cataract or refractive condition.

Answered by: George Williams, MDDr. George Williams

Categories: Eye Diseases

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Answered: Jan 30, 2014