Long-term visual results of bifocal intraocular lens implantation.

  title={Long-term visual results of bifocal intraocular lens implantation.},
  author={T. Avitabile and Filippo Marano and Evelyn Canino and Samanta Biondi and Alfredo Reibaldi},
  journal={Journal of cataract and refractive surgery},
  volume={25 9},
PURPOSE To evaluate the long-term visual results and variability in contrast sensitivity in patients with heparin-surface-modified (HSM) diffractive bifocal intraocular lenses (IOLs). SETTING Institute of Ophthalmology, University of Catania, Italy. METHODS In this prospective study, visual acuity (distance and near) and contrast sensitivity were measured in 35 patients who had phacoemulsification with bifocal diffractive IOL (model 811E, Pharmacia) implantation. Patient satisfaction was… CONTINUE READING


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