Sumary of No such thing as ‘one size fits all’ in refractive cataract surgery:
- September 10, 2021 1 min read Source/Disclosures Published by: Source: Shamie N.
- Disclosures: Shamie reports consulting for Alcon, Johnson &
- We spend a lot of chair time listening to the patient’s visual needs,” Neda Shamie, MD, said.
- Source: Adobe Stock By sitting down and listening to the needs of each patient, Shamie is able to establish credibility, and patients know the effort is being made to make the decision about lens choice as easy as possible.
- Shamie likes the Light Adjustable Lens (LAL, RxSight), as long as the patient is able to commit to the necessary adjustments after the procedure.
- it’s a wonderful premium option to offer our cataract patients a refractive surgical outcome,” Shamie said.
- Current-generation trifocal IOLs are less dependent on light conditions and less prone to glare and halos, but patients should still be educated about their possible occurrence, she said.
- Patients such as pilots or engineers, Shamie said, typically do well with the LAL set for monovision.