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Multifocal IOL implantation: 16 cases.
  1. I Vanderschueren,
  2. T Zeyen and
  3. B D'heer
  1. Department of Ophthalmology, Middelheimhospital, Antwerp, Belgium.

    Abstract

    We interpreted the clinical data from 16 eyes with a 3M multifocal implant and compared them with data from 16 monofocal implants with the same follow-up period. The multifocal implant has several disadvantages: a lower initial visual acuity, a higher frequency of posterior synechiae, and slightly more difficult ophthalmoscopy than with conventional lenses. The great advantage of the multifocal implant is the good near visual acuity without additional correction.

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