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Customised toric intraocular lenses for high corneal astigmatism

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Session Title: Interactive Free Paper Session: Pseudophakic IOLs/ Toric

Session Date/Time: Monday 15/09/2014 | 16:30-18:30

Paper Time: 18:16

Venue: Capital Hall B

First Author: : N.Bauer THE NETHERLANDS

Co Author(s): :    M. Doors   N. Visser   R. Nuijts        

Abstract Details


To present the clinical data of the first 11 patients implanted with a custom-made Rayner Centerflex 571T intraocular lens.


Maastricht University Eye Clinic


11 eyes of 7 patients with a mean age 55.0+/-13.8 years were implanted with a Rayner Centerflex 571T intraocular lens. Uncorrected and best-corrected distance visual acuity (UDVC, BDVA) were measured using Snellen visual acuity charts. Mean preoperative refractive cylinder was 5.55+/-2.55 Diopters (D) (range 1.25 to 9.00D) and mean preoperative corneal astigmatisme was 4.61+/-2.63 D (range 1.40 to 8.00D). Mean follow-up was 3 months.


Mean BDVA improved from 0.67+/-0.30 (range 0.20 to 1.20) Snellen visual acuity preoperatively to 1.01 +/- 0.14 three months postoperatively. UDVA was 0.74 +/- 0.13 at 3 months postopeatively. Postoperative spherical equivalent was 0.7 +/- 0.7D, with a mean refractive cylinder of -1.36 +/- 0.44D. A Snellen UDVA of ≥ 0.7 was achieved in 80% of eyes. Postoperatively the absolute misalignment was 3.8 +/- 3.4 degrees.


Rayner Centerflex 571 T intraocular lens is an effective and safe method for the treatment of high corneal astigmatisme in cataract surgery with good positional stability.

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