Clin Surg | Volume 1, Issue 1 | Review Article | Open Access

Potential Concerns and Contraindications for IOL Monovision

Fuxiang Zhang*

Department of Ophthalmology, Henry Ford Health System, USA

*Correspondance to: Fuxiang Zhang 

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Pseudophakic or intraocular implant (IOL) monovision has been widely used in surgical cataract practice for more than 3 decades. More and more premium IOLs compete presbyopia management, but IOL monovision still remains the most commonly used modality with good spectacle independence and high patient satisfaction. Little attention, however, has been paid to its contraindications and concerns in the ophthalmology literature considering the widely used scope of this modality. Due to the length limitation, those well-known contraindications for IOL monovision will be just briefly mentioned, but those not easily recognizable ones are fully discussed. To author's knowledge, this is the first attempted review to address this important issue.


Zhang F. Potential Concerns and Contraindications for IOL Monovision. Clin Surg. 2016; 1: 1084.

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