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7 year follow-up of unilateral implantation of an apodized diffractive multifocal IOL in a paediatric unilateral cataract

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Session Title: Presented Poster Session: Cataract - Paediatric

Session Date/Time: Monday 07/09/2015 | 09:30-11:00

Paper Time: 10:50

Venue: Poster Village: Pod 1

First Author: : R.Lapid-Gortzak THE NETHERLANDS

Co Author(s): :    H. Jellema   C. Nieuwendaal   I. van der Meulen        

Abstract Details


To report the outcome of implantation of an apodized diffractive multifocal IOL in a pediatric case of unilateral cataract.


Academic Ophthalmology Department, AMC, University of Amsterdam, NL


Case report describing the implantation of a SN6AD3 IOL for secondary cataract after irradiation for a parapharyngeal rhabdomyosarcoma in a girl aged 7 years.


After prolonged follow up the multifocal pseudophakic eye was less myopic than the non-operated eye. Corrected visual acuity is logMAR -0.1 in both eyes. On testing decreased reading speed was attributed to the asymmetry between the eyes. Glistenings were minor. The patient, and her parents are pleased with the result.


In a single case of secondary cataract implanted with a multifocal apodized diffractive IOL the visual and refractive results was acceptable, while showing no significant glistenings.

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