Results of Implantation With New Multifocal IOL With Adjusted Apodization

Sunday, April 19, 2015: 1:12 PM
Room 1B (San Diego Convention Center)
Ruth Lapid-Gortzak, MD, PhD
Ivanka J. Van Der Meulen, MD PhD
Jan Willem Van Der Linden, BOptom, FAAO

To report the results of the implantation of a new apodized diffractive multifocal IOL in eyes undergoing phacoemulsification for either cataract or refractive lens exchange.

Prospective study of outcomes in terms of distance and near visual acuity, refraction, and complications with implantation of the Seelens MF (Hanita lenses). Preoperative and 3 months postoperative data are reported, and longer term data concerning complications like posterior capsular opacification, and enhancement of residual refraction.

In 53 patient (29F/24M) 102 eyes were operated, 51 for cataract and 51 for refractive lens exchange. The mean pre-op age was 60.4+8.0 years old. The mean pre-op spherical equivalent (SE) was 1.16 D+2.36 (range:-6.5 to +6.62). Postoperative at 3 months: 0.01 D+0.41 D SE, uncorrected distance acuity was -0.02+0.07, corrected distance acuity was -0.06+0.07, UCNVA at 40 cm 0.04+0.08. No complications in terms of posterior capsule, centration, CME were seen. A residual refractive error was the most common complication. Halos were reported in 15%.

The hydrophilic multifocal apodized diffractive IOL, the Seelens MF, performs well at distance and near, with high patient satisfaction. No complications were seen, other than minor residual refractive errors. Halos were reported in 15%. The Seelens MF allows for safe and predictable implantation in phacoemulsification.