The Australian Consumers Association’s Choice magazine has recently published an article titled “A guide to laser eye surgery”. The article looks at laser eye surgery procedures, costs, outcomes and potential risks to help you choose the right option.
At the 2015 American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) Annual Meeting, Eric Donnenfeld, MD, addresses the myths, misconceptions and realities of LASIK surgery by using an evidence-based approach and evaluates upcoming advancements.
A recent study, published in the Journal of Refractive Surgery, examines the prevalence of laser corneal refractive surgery (laser vision correction [LVC]) among ophthalmologists who perform these procedures and to assess the willingness of these ophthalmologists to recommend LVC to immediate family members.
A recent article, published in the mivision journal, assesses the results of four studies which examine trifocal intraocular lenses (IOLs) for treatment of presbyopia. The article explains that whilst classic multifocal IOLs are bifocal and dependant on two focal points (representing far and near working distances), lens designers have recently introduced a third focal point in the IOL optic aimed at providing better visual acuity at the intermediate distance while maintaining good far and near vision. Clinical Associate Professor Michael Lawless and Dr Rick Wolfe provide their comments on the evidence of trifocal IOLs for presbyopes.
Although eye colour surgery is not yet available in Australia, a recent article published in the mivision journal looks at human clinical trials which will determine whether people are able to have the colour of their eyes permanently changed from brown to blue using a Stroma laser procedure. In this article, Dr Rick Wolfe provides his comments on this procedure.
In a recent article, published in the mivision journal, Dr Rick Wolfe assesses the future of femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery (LACS) using an evidence-based approach.