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Supplementary IOLs for Pseudophakic Refractive Error Correction

Pp. 201-214 (14)

Guenal Kahraman and Michael Amon

Abstract

In this chapter we will describe the rational for supplementary IOL that were developed mainly for the correction of post-surgery refractive error. We will describe the alternative and the advantages of the supplementary IOLs. Supplementary IOLs are also available for astigmatism correction and as a multifocal version with or without a blue light protection. We will describe and discusses the clinical results of the available IOL.

Keywords:

Supplementary IOL, sulcoflex, add on intraocular lens, piggyback, add-on, polypseudophakie, ciliary sulcus, refractive error, polypseudophakia, multifocal intraocular lens, toric IOL, biocompatibility, capsular reaction, IOL exchange, iris chafing, refractive surprise.

Affiliation:

Barmherzige Brüder Wien, Department of Ophthalmology, Johannes von Gott-Platz 1; 1020 Vienna, Austria.