The implanted lenses are made from a flexible plastic material, they are very small , and are placed permanently within the eye to correct the blurred vision caused by these very high prescriptions.
The implanted lens is used in addition to the natural lens inside the eye, rather than replacing it.
The implanted lens cannot be felt inside the eye. Visual recovery, in most cases, is rapid. The day after surgery, you will usually be able to see well enough to resume most normal activities, with dramatically increased visual freedom. Full visual recovery usually takes a few weeks.