Carl Zeiss buys IOL manufacturer Aaren ScientificCarl Zeiss Meditec AG announced it has acquired, through its subsidiary Carl Zeiss Meditec Inc., 100% of the shares in Aaren Scientific Inc., a U.S.-based manufacturer of intraocular lenses (IOLs).
Patient satisfaction can help guide IOL selectionA patient satisfaction and quality-of-life survey found that three presbyopia-correcting IOLs provide better spectacle independence than monovision.
What cataract surgeons don’t know can hurt premium IOL outcomesThe majority of cataract patients likely have significant tear film disturbances that can affect their preoperative measurements and postoperative satisfaction with cataract surgery.
In control: Unfolding a monofocal lensA single-piece hydrophobic acrylic IOL has many features that make it a good choice for a monofocal implant in routine and challenging cataract surgery cases.
Toric IOL gets FDA approvalThe Tecnis toric 1-piece IOL (Abbott) has received FDA approval, and the company is launching the lens in the United States for treatment of cataract patients with pre-existing corneal astigmatism.
Automation injects ‘superb’ control during IOL insertionUpgrade may make traditional manual lens delivery a thing of the past
Presbyopia-correcting IOLs do well; not all alikeResults from quality of life and vision surveys provide insight on patient-based subjective outcomes after bilateral implantation of presbyopia-correcting IOLs.