The effect of astigmatism varies with different factors and can affect patient satisfaction with multifocal or monofocal IOLs.
Refractive surgery screening devices do not provide results that are interchangeable.
Kenneth J. Rosenthal, MD, explains the advantages of an add-on sulcus-based IOL for correcting refractive errors in eyes that have undergone cataract surgery with in-the-bag IOL implantation.
A diffractive trifocal IOL is novel technology that delivers good near, intermediate, and far vision and has other advantages.
FDA approval of topography-guided PRK brings additional benefits to small subset of patients
Early reports are positive for point spread function technology, which is the latest in a long line of attempts to replace the phoropter for refraction.
Loteprednol etabonate 0.5% provides enhanced safety, efficacy, comfort for refractive surgery
PRK less invasive; procedure more compatible in patients with suspected keratoconus
Pre-existing dry eye should be identified and controlled before surgery is considered
LASIK can be an option after management to normalize ocular surface