Refractive

Capsulotomy triggers prostaglandin release in FLACSAnterior capsulotomy triggers an increase of prostaglandins in the aqueous humour immediately after FLACS, according to researchers from Ruhr University Eye Hospital, Bochum, Germany.
2014 brought improvements in refractive accuracy with technologic evolutionsTaking a look at the improvements made this past year in refractive accuracy through several new technologic evolutions.
Advances in refractive accuracy gain traction through technologic evolutionsA look at how crosslinking applications, topography-guided ablations, along with the introduction of the Symfony lens, dominated refractive surgery this past year.
Effects of astigmatism greater on multifocals than monofocals IOLsThe effect of astigmatism varies with different factors and can affect patient satisfaction with multifocal or monofocal IOLs.
Refractive surgery screening devices valuable but not necessarily equalRefractive surgery screening devices do not provide results that are interchangeable.
Trifocal lens technology improves intermediate visionA diffractive trifocal IOL is novel technology that delivers good near, intermediate, and far vision and has other advantages.
Add-on sulcus-based IOL addresses ametropia post-cataract surgeryKenneth 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.
CXL at center of surgical highlightsFDA approval of topography-guided PRK brings additional benefits to small subset of patients
Point spread function could replace phoroptersEarly reports are positive for point spread function technology, which is the latest in a long line of attempts to replace the phoropter for refraction.
Non-settling gel preparation delivers uniform dose without shakingLoteprednol etabonate 0.5% provides enhanced safety, efficacy, comfort for refractive surgery