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Refractive results of multifocal IOL implantation after corneal refractive laser surgery for myopia

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Session Title: Pseudophakic IOLs: Multifocal & Accommodative

Session Date/Time: Monday 07/09/2015 | 08:00-10:30

Paper Time: 08:54

Venue: Room 1

First Author: : V.Vrijman THE NETHERLANDS

Co Author(s): :    J. van der Linden   J. de Koning   I. van der Meulen   M. Mourits   R. Lapid-Gortzak        

Abstract Details

Purpose:

To describe the refractive results of multifocal IOL implantation in patients with previous corneal refractive laser surgery for myopia.

Setting:

Retina Total Eye Care, Driebergen, The Netherlands.

Methods:

Prospective data collection of refractive and visual acuity results 3 months after implantation with a multifocal IOL (Acrysof Restor, Alcon) in patients who have had previous corneal refractive laser surgery for myopia (LASIK, LASEK or PRK).

Results:

Seventy-six eyes of 42 patients were included. Thirty-two eyes underwent lens extraction because of cataract, 44 eyes had a clear lens extraction. Mean post-operative UCDA was 0.14±0.03 LogMAR, median was 0.10 LogMAR. Mean post-operative SE was -0.31±0.10D. Fifty-five % reached ±0.50D, 86% reached ±1.0D. One eye needed an IOL-change because of a refractive surprise of -3.00D. There were no serious adverse events (no cystoid macular edema, no endophthalmitis)

Conclusions:

Multifocal IOL implantation in eyes with previous corneal laser surgery for myopia gives good results in terms of refractive outcome and visual acuity.

Financial Interest:

One of the authors is employed by a for-profit company with an interest in the subject of the presentation, One of the authors research is funded, fully or partially, by a competing company, One of the authors receives consulting fees, retainer, or contract payments from a competing company

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