Acta Scientific Ophthalmology (ISSN: 2582-3191)

Review Article Volume 3 Issue 8

Managing Postoperative Astigmatism in Cataract Surgery: A Short Review

Mohammed Abdulkarem* and Mustafa Ali Shata

Department of Ophthalmology, Jeddah Eye Hospital, Saudi Arabia

*Corresponding Author: Mohammed Abdulkarem, Department of Ophthalmology, Jeddah Eye Hospital, Saudi Arabia.

Received: July 20, 2020; Published: July 17, 2020



 Cataract surgery is no more a visual rehabilitation surgery. Today along with cataract removal, astigmatism correction has become a routine procedure. Patients want a spectacle free life at any stage of life. 10 years before it was still impressive to have a residual of +2.0 D astigmatism following cataract surgery. But in last 10 years, a lot of technological advancement has happened. The residual astigmatism following cataract surgery has come down from 1.5D to 0.75D, even 0.5D when a premium IOL is implanted. Here we are going to discuss in short the journey of astigmatism correction from choosing the incision in steep axis to Toric IOL implantation and so on.

Keywords: Astigmatism; Surgery; Limbal relaxing incisions (LRI)



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Citation: Mohammed Abdulkarem and Mustafa Ali Shata. “Managing Postoperative Astigmatism in Cataract Surgery: A Short Review". Acta Scientific Paediatrics 3.8 (2020): .


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