Multifocal IOLs

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August 14, 2009


Hardback, 248 pages


0071634320 / 9780071634328


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Main description

This full-color text covers the very latest techniques in intraocular lens surgery.

This book provides a concise and simplified text on the state-of-art technique of multifocal IOLs. It represents the current knowledge of the technique, the most widely used approaches, clinical experiences, surgical outcomes, and patient selection. It will help the surgeon understand the different types of multifocal IOLs.


  • A diversified approach to the subject of Multifocal IOLs
  • An up-to-date overview of multifocals and future development
  • Includes color photographs
  • Includes discussion of patient selection, surgery complications, new lenses, future technologies, physical principles, etc.

Table of contents

ContentsSECTION ONE: BASICS 1. Optical Principles of Multifocal IOLs 3 Henk Weeber 2. Accommodative Lens Refilling 12 Steven A Koopmans, Thom Terwee, Theo van Kooten 3. How to Test Reading Improvement after Presbyopic Surgery? 18 Alois K Dexl, Günther Grabner 4. Importance of Reading Speed in Multifocal IOL Implantation 28 Werner W Hütz 5. Multifocal IOLs and Dynamic Vision 38 Carlos Vergés 6. Improvement of Visual Function with Training after Multifocal Intraocular Lens Implantation 47 Hakan Kaymak, Ulrich MesterSECTION TWO: HOW TO BRING THE CONCEPT TO THE PATIENT? 7. Eyemaginations 57 Joe Boorady, Brad SoperSECTION THREE: MULTIFOCAL AND ACCOMMODATIVE IOLs/OVERVIEW 8. The Current Status of Multifocal IOLs 65 H Burkhard Dick 9. Current Status of Accommodative IOLs 75 I Howard Fine, Richard S Hoffman, Mark Packer 10. Clinical Results with the New Generation of Multifocal Intraocular Lenses 84 Ulrich Mester, Hakan KaymakSECTION FOUR: IOL POWER CALCULATION FOR MULTIFOCAL IOLs 11. IOL Calculation for Multifocal IOLs 93 Wolfgang Haigis 12. IOL Power Calculation Formulas—An Update 100 Ashok GargSECTION FIVE: PATIENT SELECTION 13. Premium Presbyopia—Correcting IOLs 115 Uday Devgan 14. Mixing and Matching IOLs: Options and Results 126 Elizabeth A Davis, Richard L LindstromSECTION SIX: CLINICAL EXPERIENCE WITH DIFFERENT MULTIFOCAL IOLs 15. Personal Experiences with the Single Optic 1 CU and the Synchrony Dual Optic Accommodative IOLs 133 GU Auffarth 16. First Experiences with the Rayner Aspheric, Toric, Multifocal Intraocular Lens (M-Flex-T) 138 GU Auffarth 17. Bilateral ReZoom Implantations: Personal Experience 141 David R Hardten, Parag D Parekh, Mona Fahmy 18. Multifocal IOLs in Children 147 Keiki R Mehta, Cyres K Mehta, Zenobia K Mehta 19. How to Proceed with Multifocals in Children? 156 Roche OlivierSECTION SEVEN: CUSTOMIZING MULTIFOCAL IOLs 20. Male/Female Differences Regarding Patient Satisfaction after Implantation of Multifocal IOLs 165 M Rau 21. Mixing and Matching Customized Approach Tecnis-ReZoom 171 Angel Lopez-Castro 22. How to Obtain Patient Satisfaction Using ReZoom-Tecnis and Tecnis-Tecnis? 183 Frank Joseph GoesSECTION EIGHT: SURGICAL FINESSES 23. AcriLISA with MICS 201 Jorge L Alió, Bassam EI Kady, Pawel Klonowski 24. State of the Art Surgery for Multifocal IOL Implantation 210 E Fabian, G Kneib, M Neunzig,U Seher, V Sipp, R Brandl 25. Laser Enhancement after Multifocal IOL Implantation 215 Michael C KnorzSECTION NINE: FUTURE 26. Phaco-Ersatz: Will it be there Tomorrow? 221 Oliver Stachs, Rudolf F Guthoff Index 233

Author comments

Frank Joseph Goes, MD, is Medical Director of Goes Eye Centre in Antwerp, Belgium. Dr. Goes has operated on more than 13,000 eyes for refractive surgery.

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