• OCT plays key role in cataract surgery workup

    9 days ago - By Healio

    Screening cataract patients with OCT allows surgeons to identify preexisting retinal conditions that can affect IOL choice, calculations and surgical outcomes.
    When the only choice of implant technology was a monofocal IOL, cataract surgery was a “one-size-fits-all” procedure, rendering preexisting pathology more or less irrelevant in terms of patients' operative visual outcomes. Removing the cataract was paramount.
    Today, however, premium IOL technology works by splitting light to provide patients with a range of vision - something patients not only expect but demand.
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