TITLE

Successful presbyopia-correcting IOL implantation requires strategy

AUTHOR(S)
Woodcock, Leslie D.
PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
Ocular Surgery News;7/10/2008, Vol. 26 Issue 13, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses strategies for a successful presbyopia-correcting intraocular lens implantation. One of these strategies is having the patient try to read through three dimensional trial lenses. Another important aspect of implanting for ophthalmologists is choosing patients carefully based on their expectations. The two requirements for the implantation are accurate biometry and keratometry.
ACCESSION #
32766868

 

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