Date: Tue 22/12/2020 - Thu 22/12/2022
Optometrist Credits: 0.50 General Credits
Event Type(s): Online
Number: 09 929 3273
Modern-day cataract patients are educated and empowered. With this in mind, it is very important to provide each patient with appropriate information about the lenses available to ideally meet their vision needs.
Multifocal implants have become increasingly popular, as patient demand for spectacle independence increases. More recently, the dual (or top-up) lens procedure, which involves implanting two intraocular lenses during the same surgery, is being used to deliver multifocal correction.
Dr Andrew Apel and Dr Brian Harrisberg share their experiences implanting the 1stQ Addon secondary sulcus supplementary lenses, including the dual lens approach.
On completion of this CPD activity, you should be able to:
1. Understand the desirable features and benefits of a secondary sulcus supplementary intraocular lenses,
2. Understand the different potential applications of secondary sulcus supplementary intraocular lenses,
3. Understand what a dual lens procedure is, and
4. Be able to explain the concept of reversible presbyopic correction with the dual lens approach.