Is the procedure painful and are there any risks involved?
In general, the procedure is painless and the pain is controlled with topical
anaesthetic. One of the possible risks involved with the surgery could be bleeding
inside the eye, which is usually self-resolving. Increased eye pressure might be
associated with ICL surgery and if it becomes a long-term issue, ICL explantation
(removal) might be considered. The risk of cataract formation (normal lens
cloudiness) over the 10 years after surgery is less than 1%. However, if the cataract was visually significant, another surgery might be needed to remove it and improve