• IOL calculations in highly myopic eyes

    1 month ago - By Healio

    Most people consider high myopia to be about -10 D or greater, but what about patients who are -20 D or more? For these patients with very long axial lengths and extreme levels of myopia, cataract surgery can be life-changing, but it is also quite challenging. If your patient has an axial length of at least 30 mm or more than 15 D of myopia, be warned that the IOL power calculations, as well as the surgery, will be more challenging, as seen in Figure 1.
    The first consideration is to ensure that the posterior segment is free from dangerous pathology that could lead to vision loss. I
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