• Are there thinner cataract glasses for my daughter?


    My 8-year-old’s eye rejected the intraocular lens (IOL) after cataract surgery and now she wears cataract glasses. Are there any cataract glasses that are thinner than the usual ones?


    There are optical shops that can get glasses made out of different materials that can be thinner. Try a high-end optical shop and see what they can do. At 8, it would also be possible to start contact lens wear, which used to be common prior to lens implants.

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