Subjective measures help match IOL, patientIt is not always easy to fit the right IOL to the right patient to correct presbyopia. It is not that approved lenses do not work as expected, according to Richard Chu, DO, medical director, Chu Eye Associates, Fort Worth, TX, but that each lens has slightly different optical characteristics. Not every lens is right for every patient.
Editor’s Blog: How ‘strange’ is evolution in ophthalmology?Ophthalmology has a history of “strange,” and actually that may be good for the specialty. Of all the specialties of medicine, ophthalmology keeps seeing innovation evolve on a regular basis. The technology in this market is always evolving and it keeps getting better and more efficient.
Five pearls for successfully co-managing the premium IOL patientThe aging baby boom generation could create significant new opportunities for optometrists. ODs are the gatekeepers to cataract referrals and to intraocular lens (IOL) technology. Four out of five cataract diagnoses are made by an optometrist, so referring ODs should make a point of discussing all IOL options with patients.
Cataract Co-management—an OD’s perspective
Ergonomics of prescribing today’s and tomorrow’s premium IOLs