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Natural Lens Replacement surgery

Natural Lens Replacement (NLR)

It is a surgery to correct refractive errors. It differs from the other methods of refractive surgery as it does not remodel the cornea, but replaces the natural lens of the eye.

The NLR has some common features with cataract surgery. The surgeon removes the natural lens using ultrasound and replaces it with an IOL. Correction may involve either close or distant vision, depending on the patient's refractive problem.

The NLR method is mainly recommended for those who already suffer from presbyopia and can not undergo refractive surgery to remodel the surface of the cornea.

In short, the NLR method