Enhencing awareness, identification and management of cataract surgery, improving comprehensive diagnosis and treatment ability of cataract

Authors: Xu Wen,  Li Shuyi

DOI: 10.3760/cma.j.issn.2095-0160.2016.03.001
Published 2016-03-10
Cite as Chin J Exp Ophthalmol, 2016,34(3): 193-198.

Abstract

Cataract is still the main blinding eye disease, and it is a major goal of fighting blindness in China.In the past years, the diagnosis, treatment technology and equipment have made great progress.With the further understanding of this disease and increasing requirement of patients for the quality of life, the standardization, safety and efficacy of the clinical diagnosis and surgical outcomes of cataract have become much more important.So the relative clinical examination approaches, modified operating skills, new surgery development and application as well as novel type of functional IOLs design advance rapidly, which provide an expensive space for the selection of the treatment for cataract.High quality of cataract surgery depends on preoperative precise biometry, reasonable operating scheme targeting at personality, suitable functional IOL, less intra- or post-operative complications, effectively avoiding treatment risk and correctly processing disadvantageous factors affecting postoperative visual quality.Therefore, the management of cataract surgery is a systemic procedure.The issue of improving ophthalmic examination, new cataract surgical technique and new IOL emerges as the time requires.How to make up individual-based treatment options for patients, better improve postoperative visual quality, enhance the safety of operative procedure, reduce operative complications is the challenges and unremitting goal for the ophthalmologists.

Key words:

Cataract/surgery; Visual quality/physiology; Lens implantation, intraocular; Complications; Comprehensive management

Contributor Information

Xu Wen
Eye Center, Affiliated Second Hospital, College of Medicine, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310009, China
Li Shuyi
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