Cataract Surgery and Intraocular Lenses by Lucio Buratto MD, Stephen Brint MD, Domenico Boccuzzi MD

By Lucio Buratto MD, Stephen Brint MD, Domenico Boccuzzi MD

Cataract surgical procedure and Intraocular Lenses supply an in depth evaluate of intraocular lenses, because the selection of the IOL to be implanted is a severe aspect within the sufferer choice and surgical practise, and for that reason resulting in the main optimum sufferer results.

Dr. Lucio Buratto, Dr. Stephen Brint, and Dr. Domenico Boccuzzi current the newest details at the such a lot complicated diagnostic options and surgical judgements for IOL choice and implantation.

Cataract surgical procedure and Intraocular Lenses covers a large choice of issues, together with monofocal IOLs, multifocal IOLs, accommodative IOLs, injectors and implantation of foldable IOLs, tear or harm of the IOL, and viscoelastic substances.

Supplemented by means of greater than two hundred colour illustrations, diagrams, a word list, and references, all surgeons from newbie to specialist will wish this designated source through their facet.

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The ZA9002 has a silicone optic; it also has an aspheric anterior surface, 3-piece with PMMA haptics. 0 D. All of the AMO IOLs described have a square edge posterior to improve contact with the posterior capsule and to prevent cell migration and the formation of posterior capsule opacification (PCO). Moreover, they have a lateral margin that is sloped to reduce glare and a rounded edge for diffracting light. The insertion involves the use of an Emerald C cartridge with a screw injector (Emerald Series) (model T or model XL).

0 mm are more likely to complain of haloes around light sources, caused by positive spherical aberration (Figure 6-17). In patients with small pupil diameters, visual and refractive results and visual comfort of an aspheric lens are identical to a traditional spherical lens. This phenomenon can be explained by a detailed analysis of the morphology of the aberration. Spherical aberration is the physiological consequence when a positive lens is implanted. 48 Good Acceptable RESULTS Poor Figure 6-17.

B) AQ2010V. 0 mm in both. 0 mm in the latter. These lenses were available in powers between 10 and 30 D. Soft Intraocular Lenses of the Past 19 Figure 4-3. ORC Memory Lens. The Memory Lens is produced in poly-HEMA-acrylic (MMA) with a moderate water content and polypropylene loops. SOFT HYDROPHOBIC ACRYLIC LENSES In 1994, the first foldable hydrophobic acrylic lens was introduced in the United States: the AcrySof. 0 mm. The C-shaped loops were produced of PMMA and formed an angle of 10 degrees with the optic.

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