Yellow IOLs vs Clear IOLs – Pros and Cons of IOL Filter Choices in Cataract Surgery

Your hosts of Ophthalmology Against The Rule, Dr Ben LaHood and Dr Nick Andrew take a deep look at the evidence for and against different wavelength filtering IOL options. Some higher energy wavelengths of light potentially can be detrimental to macula health, cause glare and affect sleep. Available IOL technology now offers surgeons the ability to filter certain wavelengths in the blue and violet spectrum. There are IOL choices out there that could impact the long term ocular health of patients so it is essential to know the facts before permanently implanting an IOL during cataract surgery.

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