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Dispensing case study – Lens selection and the ‘jack-in-the-box’ effect

A new 63-year-old retired male patient, wearing 22mm round-seg bifocal blended lenticular with multicoating, is aphakic (has no crystalline lens) due to congenital cataracts. He has never had sunglasses before but really wants them. States that he was not able to achieve clear vision at near with bifocals and experienced asthenopia (eye strain) despite the prescription being the same or very close to his current prescription. | more

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Dispensing case study – Dispensing for an AMD patient

A 73-year-old retired female is active and enjoys walking, music and reading. She is slight and regularly wears teen frames, with distance ocular centres of 31mm and 30mm. One year prior to presentation, the patient’s VA decreased to R 6/12 and L 6/60 N10, and she was diagnosed with wet AMD. | more