Conversion to multifocal IOLs requires holistic view of patients

Stein, Jonathan; Thimons, J. James
December 2008
Primary Care Optometry News;Dec2008, Vol. 13 Issue 12, p19
The article discusses the application of multifocal intraocular lens (IOLs) in the field of cataract surgery and presbyopia correction. It stresses the importance of having knowledge in the preoperative selection and postoperative management of candidates for presbyopia correction. It talks about the examination that must be done to the patient. It states that practitioners must assess candidates for dry eye signs and symptoms preoperatively and treat appropriately before surgery.


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