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South African experience of Finevision trifocal vs mini-monovision with monofocal IOLS: principles, planning and outcomes

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First Author: J.Kruger SOUTH AFRICA

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Abstract Details

Purpose:

Providing a South African study-overview of Trifocal IOL (Finevsion, Belgium) vs. mini-monovision IOL's.

Setting:

Tygervalley Eye and Laser Centre, Private Ophthalmological Practice, Cape Town, South Africa

Methods:

Twenty patients who had bilateral Trifocal IOL implants and twenty patients who had bilateral monofocal IOL implants were followed with post-operative visits ranging form 3-18 months. An in-house patient visual functioning and satisfaction questionnaire was drafted based on the CATQUEST design.

Results:

Comparing reported patient satisfaction on 12 visual tasks, UADVA, UAIVA and UANVA as well as stereo-acuity and spectacle independence. This is contextualized in an overview of similar research.

Conclusions:

Groups were similar in satisfaction ratings, with trifocal group reporting higher spectacle independence and mini-monovison group reporting less dysphotopsias.

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