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HomemieducationTechnology to Avoid Pitfalls with Astigmatism and Toric IOLs

Technology to Avoid Pitfalls with Astigmatism and Toric IOLs

1.5 hours with Assessment – Optometry Australia IoE Quality Assurance | TBC in New Zealand

Ocular astigmatism is a refractive condition that occurs due to unequal curvatures of the cornea and the crystalline lens, decentration and/or tilting of the lens, unequal refractive indices across the crystalline lens, and in some cases, altered geometry of the posterior pole.1 In the modern world, with advancing technology and digitalisation, a patient’s aim is not just clearer vision with correction, but a more focussed vision with little or no correction. Astigmatism, even as low as 0.5D, can cause fuzzy vision that can impact uncorrected visual acuity (UCVA) outcomes…Read and take test.