You may be familiar with disposable or monthly contact lenses but what about Implantable Contact Lenses (ICL)? If you think it sounds like something out of a mind-bending sci-fi movie, don't worry! It's not as far-fetched as it seems.
They are contact lenses used for correcting the vision. Unlike traditional contact lenses that requires you to remove them daily, these lenses are surgically placed inside your eyes.
Senior Consultant Ophthalmologist Dr Daphne Han has more than 18 years of experience managing numerous types of eye-related conditions in the young and old.
She focuses especially on cataract surgeries, LASIK and other alternatives. Through DoctorxDentist Sessions, she shared more info about ICL, including its advantages (as well as possible complications).
Here are some key takeaways.