In the last few years, we have seen many developments in intraocular lenses (IOLs). Dr Florian Kretz, Consultant at the Department of Ophthalmology, University Hospital Heidelberg, discusses how toric IOLs can benefit patients with astigmatism. He also reviews the future of cataract surgery, including the use of femtosecond laser and how the union between diagnostic tools and surgical procedures has enhanced surgical outcome.
1. What have been the most significant recent developments in the area of IOLs? (0:26)
2. What challenges do you face when treating patients with cataracts? (1:05)
3. What does the future look like for cataract surgery? (1:45)
Filmed at the 2018 World Ophthalmology Congress (WOC) of the International Council of Ophthalmology (ICOPH), June 2018, Barcelona, Spain.