OD News Articles

Four times a year our doctors share insights on various topics in OD News, our newsletter for optometry. I hope you find this information interesting and helpful to your practice.

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David Stanfield, OD OD Director

2nd July 2019

Pseudophakic Dysphotopsia–“But your surgery looks perfect!”

by Brian Johnson, OD Kennewick, WA

Modern cataract surgery provides a high level of vision improvement and patient satisfaction, along with a low rate of complications. However, a small percentage of patients are dissatisfied with their result—despite what may appear to be a perfect outcome and excellent visual acuity. These people are most commonly bothered by dysphotopsia.

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