The big advantage of implantable contact lenses is that it enables people who aren\u2019t suitable candidates for LASIK or PRK to have vision correction. ICLs opens up the possibility of vision correction to a much greater array of people. For example, ICLs can correct the vision of people who have a refractive error that\u2019s too high to be suitable for laser vision correction. It\u2019s able to be used in people who have corneas that are naturally too thin to be able to be suitable to go ahead with the treatment\u2026 Also, Learn more about what are the benefits of implantable contact lenses!. The disadvantages of an ICL is that it\u2019s a more involved process. It involves having to go to day surgery, and through an operation on each eye, to put the artificial contact lens, the lens that we use to correct vision, inside the eye, and place that appropriately so that it will sit there to restore the vision longterm.