How Do The Marketing Promises Compare Reality? In particular, we’re going to be discussing whether or not the literature supports the marketing. We’re going to discuss whether or not assumed promises are actually born out.
Femto laser-assisted cataract surgery has been touted by many as a “gentler” method of cataract surgery. In fact, there is little objective evidence to suggest that laser-assisted cataract surgery is any gentler than ultrasound-only cataract surgery…
The range of vision possible with cataract surgery using the Staar nanoFLEX® IOL is impressive, but not complete. It is often still necessary to wear readers to clearly see objects closer than arm’s length.
Ever Wonder What Happened to Waterbed Technology? Don’t Look Now, but Someday It Could Be in Your Eye.
Dr. Louis “Skip” Nichamin gave an interesting talk at the 2013 Hawaiian Eye Meeting titled “Update on a Fluid-based Accommodating IOL.” This technology being developed by PowerVision involves an IOL with the lens optic and haptics filled with silicon oil.read more
The Electro-Active Accommodating IOL – an experimental intraocular lens (IOL) that changes focus from distance to near, controlled by a computer chip that is part of the IOL itself!read more
June is National Cataract Awareness Month. As the purpose of About-Eyes.com is to increase the awareness of newer cataract surgery techniques and intraocular lenses (IOLs), I thought it would be most appropriate to launch a few projects this monthread more
So, I’m changing the focus and direction of this blog. No longer will it focus strictly on advanced IOLs or cataract surgery. Instead, it will be a regularly updated source of the latest news and information relevant for those who have eye disease.read more
The FDA would finally approve the higher power toric IOLs from Alcon. What this means is that US patients with higher astigmatism can now have that corrected with an IOL at the same time as cataract surgery.read more
Bausch + Lomb has just announced that they are going to extend their “See Better and Save” patient rebate program. In the auto industry cars that are selling well generally don’t have rebate programs. Such programs are created to move stagnant inventory of less popular models. Just wondering…read more
Topcon has announced its newest lens: the LENTIS Mplustoric Intraocular Lens (IOL). This lens corrects both astigmatism and presbyopia.read more
Results of a study performed by Dr. Uday Devgan on AMO Tecnis Multifocal and Alcon ReSTOR +3 Advanced Technology IOLsread more
A review of recent comparisons of the Alcon ReSTOR +3 and the AMO Tecnis® Multifocal Advanced Technology IOLs provided by respected cataract surgeon, Dr. William Trattler.read more