Phakic refractive lens experience in Spain.

  title={Phakic refractive lens experience in Spain.},
  author={Jairo E Hoyos and Dimitrii D Dementiev and Melania Cigales and Jairo Hoyos-Chac{\'o}n and Kenneth J. Hoffer},
  journal={Journal of cataract and refractive surgery},
  volume={28 11},
PURPOSE To evaluate the efficacy, predictability, and safety of a phakic refractive lens (PRL) for high myopia and hyperopia. SETTING Instituto Oftalmológico Hoyos, Barcelona, Spain. METHODS A PRL was implanted in 31 eyes (17 myopic, 14 hyperopic) with a mean preoperative spherical equivalent (SE) of -18.46 diopters (D) (range -11.85 to -26.00 D) for myopia and +7.77 D (range +5.25 to +11.00 D) for hyperopia. All eyes had a thorough ophthalmologic examination before and after surgery. The… CONTINUE READING