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Monday, February 25, 2013

MULTIFOCAL IOLS INTERFERE WITH VF ASSESSMENT

According to this study published in JAMA:

Patients with a diffractive MFIOL have a clinically relevant reduction of the visual sensitivity. The reduction seems to be related to the multifocal design of the IOL rather than to pseudophakia.  The reduction interferes with the assesment of common eye diseases such as glaucoma and comes on top of the decline of visual sensitivity due to normal aging or age-related eye diseases..

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