Advances in cataract surgery: devices, applications, techniques

November 16, 2003

Quality of vision is now measured by standardsbeyond simple visual acuity. Contrast sensitivity testing has gained recognitionas a valuable tool because of its sensitive and comprehensive measurementof visual performance.In an evening CME symposium held Saturday at the Hyatt Regency OrangeCounty/Garden Grove, Stephen A. Obstbaum, MD, Lenox Hill Hospital and NewYork University School of Medicine, New York, led a panel of experts ina discussion of contrast sensitivity testing and ways in which ophthalmologistscan apply advances in this field to benefit their cataract and refractivesurgery patients.