Current Ophthalmology Reports

, Volume 6, Issue 4, pp 241–244 | Cite as

The Latest in IOLs: Light Adjustable and Trifocal IOLs—Experience from Aboard

  • Anastasios John KanellopoulosEmail author
Cataract (CE Starr and A Brissette, Section Editors)
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  1. Topical Collection on Cataract


Purpose of Review

To investigate the latest findings in the field of intraocular lenses and their future development.

Recent Findings

The idea of intraocular lenses (IOLs) has changed the clinical practice of cataract surgery over the last 50 years. Technology and scientific studies have created IOLs of different designs, with ultraviolet filters for UV protection, different types of haptics to ensure stability, multifocal designs for distant, and near vision. IOLs’ development is fast and it is time to explore the new designs and their usefulness.


The newest data from the IOL field are on light adjustable and trifocal IOLs, which are presented herein and are expected to change our perspective and lead the way in even more complicated and useful IOLs.


Trifocal IOLs FineVision AcrySof IQ PanOptix AT LISA trifocal IOL Intraocular Lens Adjustable 


Compliance with Ethical Standards

Conflict of Interest

Anastasios John Kanellopoulos is a consultant for Alcon, Avedro, Allergan, i-Optics, Keramed, Zeiss, ISP Surgical.

Human and Animal Rights and Informed Consent

This article does not contain any studies with human or animal subjects performed by any of the authors.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. Clinical and Research Eye InstituteAthensGreece
  2. 2.Department of OphthalmologyNew York University Medical SchoolNew YorkUSA

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