Blogs door OPHTEC

by OPHTEC on 10 August 2020

In Memoriam Anna Margaretha Worst - van Dam

With great sorrow, we announce the passing of OPHTEC's founder, Anna Margaretha Worst-van Dam. 1928 - 2020

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by OPHTEC on 24 February 2020

The Importance of Analysing the Angle Kappa and Alpha Before Implanting MFIOLs

Angle kappa is the difference between the pupillary and visual axis. This measurement is of paramount consideration in refractive surgery, as proper centration is required for optimal results. Angle kappa may contribute to MFIOL decentration and its resultant photic phenomena.1

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by OPHTEC on 24 November 2019

Customized lens calculations by OPHTEC: “It is a free extra service, it’s part of what we do”

“Patients don’t even know we exist, but our work is very important for them.” Lamija Rustempasic and her colleagues perform calculations at OPHTEC to determine the power of implantable lenses. They do this as a team: “One team member performs the calculation, another team member checks it. We want our calculations to be correct, as each calculation represents a patient.”

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an interview with Paolo Soleri by OPHTEC, 25 October 2019

Product development at OPHTEC is an ongoing process

“As a company, you simply have to keep developing to have a future. Especially where your own speciality is concerned.” Development Leader Paolo Soleri enjoys working on new products, particularly if OPHTEC can set itself apart with these products. “Other market parties produce lenses that are placed behind the iris; we make lenses that are placed in front of the iris. Our ‘iris-fixated lens’ concept is one of our key products. Even after 35 years it still offers original solutions for the replacement of glasses and cataract surgery.”

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by OPHTEC on 23 September 2019

Precizon Presbyopic IOL - First impressions one year after the official launch

During the 2018 ESCRS, OPHTEC has launched a new IOL concept for the correction of presbyopia with an optic using the patented Continuous Transitional Focus (CTF) technology. We are now delighted to share the findings of several surgeons spread around the globe. Find out why they are using the Precizon Presbyopic lenses.



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by OPHTEC on 14 February 2019

One of the most critical success factors with presbyopia correcting IOLs: balancing your patient’s expectations

In general, one of the most critical success factors for mIOLs is balancing your patient’s expectations. Naturally, patients compare their post-operative uncorrected visual function with their pre-operative state.

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by OPHTEC on 14 February 2019

Characteristics to consider when selecting patients for Presbyopic IOLs

When a clinic or hospital starts using Precizon Presbyopic IOLs, a frequently asked question is: what characteristics should we consider when selecting patients for presbyopia-correcting IOLs?

Even before selecting the appropriate IOL and target refraction, the most important factor to successful cataract surgery is getting to know the patient’s personality and visual objectives: 


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an interview with Bert Bodewes and Erwin Kerstholt by OPHTEC, 14 November 2018

Producing Precizon IOL models

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by OPHTEC on 11 October 2018

Top 3 video's of Prof. Dr Worst on YouTube

In the context of OPHTEC's 35th anniversary, we collected the top 3 video's of Prof. Dr Worst on YouTube.

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by OPHTEC on 23 July 2018

Evaluation of the first 400 implantations of the Precizon Presbyopic IOL

What do these surgeons think of the new CTF Precizon™ Presbyopic IOL? We asked them two questions and this is what they answered:

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