Microincision IOLs demonstrate average rate of PCO formation

PARIS — IOLs specifically designed for microincision cataract surgery did not show an above-average incidence of posterior capsule opacification, according to a study. At the meeting of the French Society of Ophthalmology, Gilles Lesieur, MD, presented the analysis of a large series of 3,345 microincision cataract surgery (MICS) lenses. The series included the Akreos MICS (Bausch + Lomb) in 293 eyes, the CT Asphina (Carl Zeiss Meditec) in 558 eyes, the MicroSlim (PhysIOL) in 671 eyes and the Micro AY (PhysIOL) in 1,823 eyes.

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