Posterior Capsule Opacification with the iMics1 NY-60 and AcrySof SN60WF 1-Piece Hydrophobic Acrylic Intraocular Lenses: 3-Year Results of a Randomized Trial – Corrected Proof

Purpose: To compare the intensity of posterior capsule opacification (PCO) 3 years after implantation of 2 different 1-piece foldable hydrophobic acrylic intraocular lenses (IOLs).Design: Randomized, prospective, patient- and examiner-masked clinical trial with intraindividual comparison.Methods: One hundred patients with bilateral age-related cataract (200 eyes) had standard cataract surgery with implantation of an iMics1 NY-60 IOL (Hoya Corp) in one eye and an AcrySof SN60WF IOL (Alcon Laboratories) in the other eye. Follow-up examinations were performed at 1 week and 3 years. Digital retroillumination images were obtained of each eye. The main outcome measure was PCO score (scale, 0 to 10) assessed subjectively (Read more...)

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