Does the Toric Acrysof lens accommodate astigmatism of 3.5.? I am having cataract surgery in combination with glaucoma surgery (trabeculectomy) and this has been advised. The printed lliterature I've read from
Alcon (dated 2008) does not state how high your stigmatism can be and still use their lens implant. I'm not adverse to wearing glasses.
It will not correct 3.5 diopters of corneal astigmatism. The most favorably case would correct 3.00 diopters with the steep axis at 180 or zero and a surgically induced astigmatism of 0.5 with a residual astigmatism of .44 D.
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