1007: IOL calculations with retinal disease

Today we present a quick review of IOL selection and calculations when performing cataract surgery on patients with retinal disease. There are many considerations including refractive outcome, IOL design, optic type, and more. It goes without saying that we want to implant an acrylic IOL in patients where there is a chance that a future vitrectomy with silicone oil would be needed. There are some great pearls in the video and I know that you will pick up one or two to help in your own practice.

click below to learn about IOL calculations and selection in patients with retinal disease:


  1. I recommend placing a capsular tension ring in cases of RP. Capsular support hooks could be helpful since zonular weakness is common in RP.

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