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10 - 14 Sept. 2016, Bella Center, Copenhagen, Denmark

This Meeting has been awarded 27 CME credits

 

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Visual outcomes and patient satisfaction three and twelve months after implantation of a new refractive rotationally asymmetric multifocal intraocular lens

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First Author: R. McNeely UNITED KINGDOM

Co Author(s):    E. Pazo   A. Nesbit   T. Moore   J. Moore           

Abstract Details

Purpose:

To assess the postoperative visual performance and subjective patient satisfaction following implantation of a rotationally asymmetric multifocal intraocular lens (IOL) 3 and 12 months postoperatively.

Setting:

Cathedral Eye Clinic, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK

Methods:

The study enrolled 96 eyes of 55 patients implanted with the SBL-3 (Lenstec, Inc., Christ Church, Barbados) rotationally asymmetric multifocal IOL. Refraction, uncorrected (UDVA) and best-corrected (CDVA) distance visual acuities, uncorrected near (UNVA) and intermediate (UIVA) visual acuities, and a quality of vision (QOV) questionnaire to determine the subjective outcomes were evaluated preoperatively, and then 3 and 12 months postoperatively.

Results:

The mean monocular UDVA at 3 months was -0.02 ± 0.12 logMAR and 0 ± 0.12 logMAR 12 months postoperatively (P=0.15). The mean monocular UIVA was 0.39 ± 0.11 logMAR and 0.42 ± 0.11 logMAR at 3 months and 12 months respectively (P=0.01). The mean monocular UNVA was 0.13 ± 0.14 logMAR and 0.14 ± 0.13 logMAR at the respective postoperative assessments (P=0.68). The overall patient satisfaction (0 the worst to 10 the best) was 8.18 ± 1.28 at 3 months with a significant improvement at the second postoperative assessment where the overall QOV score was 8.87 ± 1.02 (P=0.001).

Conclusions:

The new refractive multifocal IOL provides excellent vision at distance, intermediate and near at 3 and 12 months postoperatively. However, there is a significant improvement in subjective outcomes at the second postoperative assessment, where patients appear to neuroadapt reporting a significantly better overall QOV and less blurred vision.

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