Annual ASCRS survey of refractive trends show phakic IOLs gaining ground

The annual American Society of Cata-ract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) survey on trends in refractive surgery was expanded this year to include other refractive surgery-related topics. Stephen Wexler, MD, provided the highlights of the survey at this year's annual meeting.

Here are highlights of the results.

"Only 6% responded that they use an epi-keratome, with most of the respondents using the instrument manufactured by Moria," Dr. Wexler said.