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102. Jahrestagung der DOG

Deutsche Ophthalmologische Gesellschaft e. V.

23. bis 26.09.2004, Berlin

Refractive aspects of modern cataract surgery

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Evidenzbasierte Medizin - Anspruch und Wirklichkeit. 102. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Ophthalmologischen Gesellschaft. Berlin, 23.-26.09.2004. Düsseldorf, Köln: German Medical Science; 2004. Doc04dogSO.06.03

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Modern cataract surgery is a refractive procedure, where one basically can achieve the targeted postoperative refraction.


To achieve this goal, according to the patients whises, biometry, mathematical calculation of IOL-power and astigmatismus management are important factors.


The individual choice of incision (on axis, lenght, shape and location) reduces preoperative existing astigmatism. biometry with personalised data and formulas of the 3. generation (Haigis) are important factors to achieve the targeted refraction.


Patient satisfaction postoperatively depends on the refractive result. With our current operative and technical possibilities we are able to achieve this with high precision.