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Advanced cataract surgery with multifocal IOL implantation: seven year follow-up

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Session Title: Pseudophakic IOLs/ Multifocals II

Session Date/Time: Tuesday 16/09/2014 | 08:00-10:30

Paper Time: 10:12

Venue: Boulevard A

First Author: : B.Kusa ITALY

Co Author(s): :    M. Piovella              

Abstract Details


To evaluate 'Mix-and-Match' multifocal IOL (implanting a refractive IOL (ReZoom™) in the dominant eye and a diffractive IOL (Tecnis®) in the contralateral eye) and bilateral diffractive IOL (Tecnis®) cataract surgery.


C.M.A Centro di Microchirurgia Ambulatoriale, Via Donizetti 24, Monza (Milan)


Fifty -two cataract surgery patients received a Rezoom™ in one eye and a Tecnis® in the fellow eye. Careful pupil evaluation and identification of the dominant eye was performed. Dominant eye with pupil diameter inferior to 5.2 mm always received a Rezoom™. Sixteen cataract surgery patients received bilateral Tecnis®.


Seven years postoperatively, mean monocular UCVA was 0.86 ± 0.13 (Tecnis®), and 0.80 ± 0.24 (Rezoom™). Mean uncorrected binocular near vision was J 1.57, monocular near vision was better with Tecnis® (p< .05). Bilateral diffractive (Tecnis®) impiantation mean monocular UCVA was 0.95 ± 0.08 and binocular near vision was J 1.50.


Mix-and-Match diffractive/refractive and bilateral diffractive/diffractive approach provided highly satisfactory uncorrected distance, intermediate and near vision.

Financial Interest:

One or more of the authors... receives consulting fees, retainer, or contract payments from a company producing, developing or supplying the product or procedure presented

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