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Visual outcomes and patient satisfaction with a trifocal diffractive intraocular lens

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Session Title: Pseudophakic IOLs: Multifocal I

Session Date/Time: Sunday 08/10/2017 | 08:00-10:00

Paper Time: 08:00

Venue: Room 2.1

First Author: : K.AlArfaj SAUDI ARABIA

Co Author(s): :    M. AlBary   N. AlAkrash   A. AlMulhim              

Abstract Details

Purpose:

To evaluate visual outcomes following implantation of a trifocal diffractive intraocular lens (IOL) and to analyze their correlation with patient satisfaction and ease of performing daily tasks.

Setting:

King Fahd University Hospital

Methods:

This was a prospective study enrolling 80 eyes of 40 patients undergoing cataract surgery with implantation of trifocal IOL AT LISA. Visual and refractive outcomes were evaluated during a 3-month follow-up. Postoperatively, a questionnaire was used to evaluate patient satisfaction with regard to surgical outcome, spectacle independence, perception of photic phenomena, and ease of performing some vision-related activities.

Results:

After the surgery, 92% of the patients could perform their daily activities without problems. The mean spectacle independence scores for reading, doing computer work, and for distance were 10.33 ± 12.47, 5.71 ± 11.90, and 3.92 ± 9.77, respectively (scale: 0 = no spectacles needed; 40 = spectacles always needed). No correlation was found between spectacle independence and visual outcome (-0.101 ≤ r ≤ 0.244, p ≥ 0.087). Mean scores (0 = no symptoms; 40 = strong symptoms) for glare at night, ghost images, and halos were 15.15 ± 12.02, 4.49 ± 7.92, and 13.34 ± 10.82, respectively.

Conclusions:

Implantation of the AT LISA IOL after cataract surgery provides effective visual restoration associated with a minimal level of photic phenomena, a positive impact on the performance of vision-related daily activities, and a high level of postoperative patient satisfaction. Keywords: Cataract, Presbyopia, Surveys and questionnair

Financial Disclosure:

NONE

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