TITLE

Optima! single intraocular lens power cor the Nepali population

AUTHOR(S)
Murchison, A.; Richards, M.; Tabin, G.; Ruit, S.; Gurung, R.
PUB. DATE
October 2004
SOURCE
British Journal of Ophthalmology;Oct2004, Vol. 88 Issue 10, p1235
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Aim: To evaluate optimal standard intraocular lens power for Nepalese eye camp cataract patients. Method: A retrospective case series of 5109 preoperative cataract patients. Results: Average axial length of 23.08 (SD 1.26). Average dioptre intraocular lens power 21.37 (3.04). Conclusion: An increase in the intraocular lens power used at Nepalese eye camps from +21.0 to 22.5 dioptres would improve overall visual outcome.
ACCESSION #
14707826

 

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