Présentation d’un implant innovant dans la chirurgie de la cataracte et de la presbytie

Congrès Chirurgie de la Presbytie – janvier 2016

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La 8è journée de la Chirurgie de la Presbytie a eu lieu le 16 janvier 2015 à l’Hôpital Américain de Paris.

Cette journée réunissait un panel de spécialistes présentant les dernières actualités dans la chirurgie de la cataracte et de la presbytie.

L’occasion pour moi de présenter les résultats avec un tout nouvel implant dont le principe de fonctionnement permet de corriger la vision à toutes les distances.

La qualité et la stabilité de la correction visuelle après la chirurgie du cristallin sont primordiales. L’utilisation d’implants plus performants  permet d’offrir à vos yeux une vision naturelle sans correction après la chirurgie.

 

Presbytie jan 16

Une nouvelle génération d’implant intra-oculaire

http://ophthalmologytimes.modernmedicine.com/ophthalmologytimes/content/tags/cataract-surgery/novel-iol-provides-promising-results-small-series

By Cheryl Guttman Krader; Reviewed by Jérôme Blondel, MD

Onex, Switzerland—Results of a prospective clinical trial provide evidence that a novel, microincision, acrylic multifocal IOL (InFo, Swiss Advanced Vision) achieves its goal of providing continuous good vision, said Jérôme Blondel, MD.

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“The name of this IOL, InFo, was chosen to reflect that it provides an invariant focus,” said Dr. Blondel, head physician, Clinique de l’Oeil, Onex, Switzerland. “Based on its design and our early clinical outcomes, we believe that it is not just another multifocal IOL, but rather represents an important step forward in the management of presbyopia after cataract surgery.

“However, more data and longer follow-up are needed to understand the efficacy and safety outcomes, including the development of capsular opacification,” he said. “A multicenter study is under way.”

In contrast to other multifocal IOLs that transform an incoming light ray to two or three focal points by virtue of their bifocal or trifocal design, the new implant has a unique axiconic-like shape that changes a ray of light into a focal line. It thereby provides patients with an extended depth of focus, similar to what is achieved with the natural process of accommodation (~3 D).

The novel optic design also reduces the potential for glare and halos, which are associated with conventional diffractive multifocal optics.
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