correct measurement for iol

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correct measurement for iol

Postby rlwags » Sun Sep 10, 2006 3:03 pm

How can one be check to see if iol lens where correctly measured. Have problem with halos and starbusts after surgary
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Postby LasikExpert » Tue Sep 12, 2006 6:20 pm

The method to know if the intraocular lens (IOL) was teh correct size and power is by considering the quality of vision, clarity of vision, and any undesired visual effect.

Edge glare in low light environments indicates that the size of the optics of the IOL is smaller than the size of your naturally dilated pupil. This may have occurred because of the physics of IOL technology. Sometimes a larger IOL simply will not fit appropriately in the eye. This may also have occurred because the doctor did not consider edge glare risk to be elevated.

Halos and starbursts sometimes resolve with healing. You did not say how long it has been since your surgery. If you have halos and starbursts in brightly lit environments, then you have a very different problem.

To reduce the night vision problems, talk with your doctor about using the medicated eye drop Alphagan P. This is a glaucoma medicine that also reduces the size of the naturally dilated pupil. A smaller pupil usually means fewer night vision problems.
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