Acta Scientific Ophthalmology (ISSN: 2582-3191)

Research Article Volume 6 Issue 3

A Study on the Impact of Post-Cataract Surgery Induced Astigmatism on the Near Point of Accommodation

Saitirumaladev Kalicheti1*, Prekshya Marasini2, Ashu Rattra2, Ripandeep Kaur2, Lakshya Mangla2, Avishek Kumar Mishra2, Rhythm Sharma2, Avantika Bakshi2 and Kusum Rani2

1Sankara College of Optometry, Sankara Academy of Vision, Sankara Eye Hospital Campus Vipul World Village, Ludhiana, Punjab, India
2Chitkara School of Health Sciences, Chitkara University, Punjab, India

*Corresponding Author: Saitirumaladev Kalicheti, Sankara College of Optometry, Sankara Academy of Vision, Sankara Eye Hospital Campus Vipul World Village, Ludhiana, Punjab, India.

Received: February 08, 2023; Published: February 16, 2023


Background: A cataract is an affliction where the eye's lens becomes obscured, impairing vision. The only treatment available to date for restoring vision is cataract surgery.

Aim: The study's objective is to determine the impact of post-cataract surgery produced astigmatism with a monofocal intraocular lens implanted on the near point of accommodation.

Methodology: From April to May 2022, 66 patients who underwent cataract surgery at Sankara Eye Hospital in Ludhiana, Punjab, and had monofocal IOL implants underwent an experimental study. To measure near point of accommodation, a LogMAR near vision chart calibrated for 40 cm is utilised along with a static retinoscopy to assess the degree of induced astigmatism.

Results: After cataract surgery with a monofocal IOL implanted, it was discovered that induced astigmatism had no statistically significant impact on the near point of accommodation (P>0.05). The study's findings suggest that astigmatism that is left uncorrected following cataract surgery plays no significant effect in enhancing near vision and must be entirely corrected in the prescription for improved near vision.

Keywords: Age Related Cataract; Post-Cataract Surgery; Pseudophakia Induced Astigmatism; Near Point of Accommodation


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Citation: Saitirumaladev Kalicheti., et al. “A Study on the Impact of Post-Cataract Surgery Induced Astigmatism on the Near Point of Accommodation".Acta Scientific Ophthalmology 6.3 (2023): 29-32.


Copyright: © 2022 Saitirumaladev Kalicheti., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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