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Preventing and Fixing Misaligned IOLs

July 15, 2009

Dr. Samuel Masket and Dr. Nicole Fram were subjects of a piece for the American Academy of Ophthalmology's EyeNet Magazine discussing the introduction of single-piece acrylic intraocular lenses and how they are great for innovation in lens implants, but they do have drawbacks that if not aware of can cause some definite issues.

The ingle-piece lenses center well, are biocompatible and are available with toric and multifocal options and now account for about half of all lenses implanted annually. So with the right measures they are fantastic, but there are a few issues with poor positioning and the development of UGH syndrome. Dr. Fram and Dr. Masket dig into the causes and how they can be avoided in the full article.

Read the full article here