Florian Kretz talks to touchOPHTHALMOLOGY about recent advances in IOL technology. Dr Kretz explores the difficulty in identifying patient expectation and patient need, and how the biggest challenge is bringing the technology we have available together with the needs of the patient. He also discusses advances in femtosecond lasers for cataract surgery, and how better connectivity between diagnostic devices and laser systems enhances efficiency, making the procedure faster, more reliable, more secure.
1. What have been the most significant recent developments in the area of IOLs? (0:25)
2. What challenges do you face when treating patients with cataracts? (1:04)
3. What does the future look like for cataract surgery? (1:44)
IOL = intraocular lens
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