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Multifocal Intraocular Lenses

The Art and the Practice

Alió, Jorge L., Pikkel, Joseph (Eds.)

2014, XII, 266 p. 234 illus., 194 illus. in color.

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  • Reviews all aspects of multifocal intraocular lenses
  • Provides cutting-edge information for cataract and refractive surgeons
  • Offers guidance on indications for modern intraocular lenses and the decision making process

This book provides the practising ophthalmologist and surgeon with up-to-date information on the use of multifocal intraocular lenses to eliminate pseudophakic presbyopia. Guidance is provided on types and models of intraocular lens, indications, selection of patients, implantation, neuroadaptation, and complications and their avoidance. A key goal is to enable the practitioner to select the best lens for the individual patient, taking into account special circumstances. In addition, the results achieved to date with different lenses are analyzed and advice is given on the management of expectations. The authors are acknowledged international experts who draw upon their own experience and the peer-reviewed literature to provide the practitioner with cutting-edge information and evidence-based guidance.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Cateract surgery - Complications - Intraocular multifocality - Presbyopia - Refractive lens exchange

Related subjects » Ophthalmology

Table of contents 

The challenges.- Historical perspective.- Types and models.- Neuro adaptation.- Preoperative considerations.- Cataract surgery and lens exchange.- Surgical complications.- Multifocal intraocular lenses after refractive surgery.- Refractive surgery after multifocal intraocular lens implantation.- Special circumstances.- Results (Meta-analysis).- Managing the expectations.

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