1084: toric planning for high astigmatism

Our video today showcases the surgical planning for this patient with a high degree of corneal astigmatism. We will go over the scans and biometry from the consultation and then show the final post-op results. This patient has a very high degree of astigmatism that is found in less than 1% of the population. When we encounter patients like this, what should we be careful about? Are there other issues? Why are the corneas like this? Is plano the best outcome? What is the maximum toric IOL correction available in the USA? All of these are covered in the video below.

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