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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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Purpose:

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

Setting:

Eye clinc, University Hospital Ostrava, Czech Republic

Methods:

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

Results:

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.

Conclusions:

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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