Crystalens is an "accommodating" lens. This lens is the only FDA approved lens of its kind. This lens is approved to work with the eyes natural ciliary muscle to provide distance, intermediate and near vision ranges. Most patients have reduced their dependence on glasses and are able to drive, read the newspaper or a phone book without glasses.
There is an additional cost to you that is not covered by insurance for having this lens implanted and there are some vision quality issues that will be explained at your visit.