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Randomised trial of multifocal intraocular lens versus monovision

The authors report on a randomised, multicentre clinical trial comparing the outcomes of Tecnis ZM900 diffractive multifocal intraocular lenses (IOL) versus monovision with Akreos AO monofocal IOL (dominant eye targeted for emmetropia and non-dominant eye targeted for -1 to -1.50...

Surgical treatment of high myopia

Although several excellent modalities are available for correcting high myopia, the surgical treatment of this condition remains one of the biggest challenges for refractive surgeons; this group of patients is often very dependent on contact lenses. If these patients become...

Influence of overall intraocular lens diameter on rotational stability

It has been shown that approximately one in three patients undergoing cataract surgery have >1.0D corneal astigmatism and managing this during surgery is important to achieve good refractive outcomes. One of the widely used ways of reducing preoperative astigmatism during...

Outcomes with small aperture IOLs

This study aimed to compare the clinical outcomes following the implantation of an extended depth of focus small-aperture intraocular lens (IOL) (IC-8; AcuFocus, Irvine, CA) for presbyopia correction when implanted monocularly or binocularly. Visual outcomes, defocus curve, patient satisfaction, and...

The results of the last survey Jun21

Thank you so much again for participating in the survey. I have been asked to give several talks at regional teaching sessions about some of the issues I discuss in these articles and I am happy to continue to do...

A comparative evaluation of a new diffractive trifocal and EDOF IOLs

This study aimed to compare the outcomes of two diffractive trifocal intraocular lenses and one extended depth of focus (EDOF) intraocular lens (IOLs). This was a six month, single centred, prospective, randomised, comparative study in which patients who underwent routine...

Jun/Jul 2014 Quiz

History An 80-year-old male had a cataract removed with intraocular lens (IOL) seven years previous. He presented with cloudy vision and it was noted that the IOL was intrinsically opaque. The IOL was replaced and sent for ophthalmic pathology assessment....

Wrong intraocular lens events – what lessons have we learned?

Data from wrong IOL patient safety incidents (PSIs) submitted to the National Reporting and Learning System (2010–2014) were reviewed and scrutinised by thematic analysis and compared with the historical data collected for groups in 2003-2010, prior to the mandatory checklist...

Uveitis‐Glaucoma‐Hyphaemia syndrome retrospective case-control study

The authors present the findings of a case-control study aiming to assess uveitis‐glaucoma‐hyphaemia (UGH) syndrome, focusing on the resolution, glaucoma development and risk factors. The authors compared three groups each containing 71 patients. Each group contained patients with UGH syndrome,...

Risk factors for lens dislocation post cataract surgery

This retrospective cohort study in Korea assessed the risk factors for intraocular lens (IOL) dislocation. They used national data of 2,162,191 patients who had had cataract surgery between 2009 and 2016. They excluded any patient who had an IOL dislocation...

OVD influences

This prospective case series provides data on a previously uninvestigated area. Eyes due to have routine phakoemulsification were divided into six groups according to ophthalmic viscosurgical device (OVD) type. After cataract extraction aphasic refraction using intraoperative aberrometry with the ocular...

Effect of blue-light filtering intraocular lenses on age-related macular degeneration

This is a retrospective cohort study evaluating whether blue-light filtering (BLF) intraocular lenses (IOL) offer prophylaxis for neovascular age-related macular degeneration (nAMD). The study included 11,397 eyes of 11,397 patients with a mean age of 75.4 ±8.3 years that underwent...