TITLE

Aspheric IOLs appear to offer better vision to some glaucoma patients

AUTHOR(S)
Boyle, Erin L.
PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
Ocular Surgery News;7/10/2008, Vol. 26 Issue 13, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that aspheric intraocular lenses (IOLs) appear to offer better visual results than multifocal lenses among patients with moderate to advanced glaucoma. One of the important factors cited when selecting lenses for glaucoma patients is biocompatibility. It reveals that spherical aberrations reduce contrast sensitivity. It notes that more research is required concerning the effect of IOLs on vision quality among glaucoma patients.
ACCESSION #
32766856

 

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