PC Tear in the Setting of a Premium Lens (Toric/Multifocal/Accommodating)

  • Alfred Basilious
  • George H. H. BeikoEmail author


Premium intraocular lenses (toric, multifocal, and accommodating lenses) have become an important option for patients considering cataract extraction. Toric lenses correct the refractive error due to corneal astigmatism. Many studies have demonstrated the safety and efficacy of toric lenses [1–3], as well as the favorable experience of implanted patients [1]. However, using such lenses increases the complexity of cataract surgery, more extensive planning is required to ensure proper placement of the lens. Intraoperatively, these lenses must be placed at the correct orientation, which requires increased manipulation within the capsular bag.


Cataract Surgery Intraocular Lens Cystoid Macular Edema Posterior Capsule Corneal Astigmatism 
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Financial Disclosure

Alfred Basilious: none

George H H Beiko

Abbott Medical Optics – Consultant, Research Funds

Bausch and Lomb – Research Funds; Pharmaceutical

Advisory Board

Croma – Research Funds

Infinite Vision – Medical Advisory Board

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Toronto Medical SchoolTorontoCanada
  2. 2.McMaster University, University of TorontoSt. CatharinesCanada

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