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Deliberate monovision to eliminate acquired diplopia

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Session Title: Special Cases

Session Date/Time: Monday 07/10/2013 | 17:00-18:30

Paper Time: 18:18

Venue: Elicium 1 (First Floor)

First Author: : R.Osher USA

Co Author(s): :                  

Abstract Details


To develop a novel approach to operating upon the patient with bilateral cataracts and acquired diplopia.


Cincinnati Eye Institute


Deliberate monovision was achieved by creating significant anisometropia


A series of a dozen patients underwent deliberate monovision with more than 3 diopters of anisometropia both distance and near visual recovery was achieved with a significant reduction in the symptomatic diplopia.


Deliberate anisometropia to be considered in patients with permanent acquired diplopia whose cataracts justify surgical intervention.

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