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Calculation of IOL power after refractive surgery

Ioannis Mallias, Panagiota Mylova, Anastasia Tassiopoulou
DOI: 10.5603/OJ.2017.0011
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Ophthalmology J 2017;2(2):44-48.

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Vol 2, No 2 (2017)
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Published online: 2017-06-28

Abstract

The purpose of this article is to identify and describe the methods used nowadays to calculate intraocular lens (IOL) power in post refractive surgery patients. All the reasons why the standard way of calculating IOL power do not work in post refractive surgery patients are analysed. Moreover, other formulas that can calculate the IOL power are described. The importance for the surgeon to understand the advantages and limitations of each method is stressed. The necessity of new, even more accurate methods to exist is also pointed out.

Abstract

The purpose of this article is to identify and describe the methods used nowadays to calculate intraocular lens (IOL) power in post refractive surgery patients. All the reasons why the standard way of calculating IOL power do not work in post refractive surgery patients are analysed. Moreover, other formulas that can calculate the IOL power are described. The importance for the surgeon to understand the advantages and limitations of each method is stressed. The necessity of new, even more accurate methods to exist is also pointed out.

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Keywords

intraocular lens calculation, IOL power, post refractive surgery cataract surgery, IOL calculation formulas

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Title

Calculation of IOL power after refractive surgery

Journal

Ophthalmology Journal

Issue

Vol 2, No 2 (2017)

Pages

44-48

Published online

2017-06-28

DOI

10.5603/OJ.2017.0011

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Ophthalmology J 2017;2(2):44-48.

Keywords

intraocular lens calculation
IOL power
post refractive surgery cataract surgery
IOL calculation formulas

Authors

Ioannis Mallias
Panagiota Mylova
Anastasia Tassiopoulou

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