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Presentation typeOB - oral
TitleCataract & High myopia
PurposePathologic myopia is an abnormal elongation of the eyeball, associated with degenerative changes that involve sclera, choroid, retina and vitreous. When performing cataract surgery in these myopic eyes, there are a lot of aspects that need special attention. In this presentation we will discuss the preoperative assessment of macular function and retinal detachment risk. We will address the difficulties in biometry and in choosing the correct intraocular lens type and power. We will also give some tips and tricks to minimize surgical hazards.
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Last nameVAN LOOVEREN
InitialsJ
DepartmentUniversity Hospital Antwerp
CityAntwerp
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