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Current cataract surgery in the Czech Republic

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First Author: P.Mašek CZECH REPUBLIC

Co Author(s):    D. Cholevík              

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To evalute the incidence and type of cataract surgery in the Czech Republic


Eye clinc, University Hospital Ostrava, Czech Republic


Questionnaire with 14 questions was sent to all 75 eye departments providing cataract surgery. Answers were processed by using modern statistical methods


Data from 63 departments show that phacoemulsification was the prefered technique of more than 99% respondents. There was an increase in the number of foldable IOLs. Out patients surgery was provided in more than 92% cases.


There is evident that phacoemulsification with foldable IOL implantation and out patient surgery is favorit method of cataract surgery in the Czech Republic FINANCIAL INTEREST: NONE

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