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Practice styles and preferences of Dutch cataract and refractive surgeons: 2016 survey

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Session Title: Cataract Surgery Practice Styles/PCO

Session Date/Time: Tuesday 10/10/2017 | 14:00-16:00

Paper Time: 14:12

Venue: Room 4.4

First Author: : Y.Henry THE NETHERLANDS

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Abstract Details


To show the evolution of Practice Styles and Preferences of Dutch Cataract and Refractive Surgeons over the last 19 years


Dutch domestic nationwide survey of all Cataract and Refractive surgeons


A written questionaire was sent to all registered Cataract and Refractive surgeons in the Netherlands


increasing number of Cataract surgeries per surgeon.Flacs number still low.Topical anesthesia around 75 %.Clear corneal incisions 30%.Standard IOL is Hydrofoob Acryl (90%). Toric IOL use 4 %.Multifocal IOL use still around 2.5 %.Dropped nucleus and Endophthalmitis rates low. Intracameral use of Cefuroxime (routinely)over 60%.Refractive surgery numbers stable 90% of cataract surgeons enter data in national cataract database.


valuable information on trends in Dutch Cataract and Refractive Surgery over the last 19 years is presented

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