Refractive

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
Biomechanical changes greater after LASIKPRK less invasive; procedure more compatible in patients with suspected keratoconus
Dry eye not an absolute contraindication to LASIKLASIK can be an option after management to normalize ocular surface
Laser refractive surgery has no place in dry eyePre-existing dry eye should be identified and controlled before surgery is considered