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The FLACS surgery trends, types of lenses used, and surgery outcomes are shown in Figures 2.1 to 2.4.



A larger percentage of patients achieve UAVA of 6/7.5 or better with multifocal IOL compared with monofocal IOL.

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SNEC uses a high standard of implants and is in the process of replacing current implants with those of better quality, such as monofocal toric implants.


Almost all the patients achieved a BCVA and UAVA of 6/12 or better at 99.5% and 96.1%, respectivel


Latest audit results

From June 2014 to June 2015, there were 709 cases (524 patients) of FLACS, all of which were audited. The number of cases with 1-month follow-up was 687, with a default rate of 3.1%.


References

Chee, S.P., Yang, Y., & Ti, S. E., (2015). Clinical outcomes in the first two years of femtosecond laser-assisted laser surgery. American Journal of Ophthalmology, 159, 714-719.

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