Dr Marta Misiuk-Hojło (Poland) presents an opinion piece which explores how the pandemic has contributed to a decrease in cataract procedures performed, and that some patients are now reporting at a more advanced stage of cataract. Dr Misiuk-Hojło goes on to explore the development of new intraocular lens technologies, including the RayOne EMV, the Sulcoflex and the RayOne Trifocal.