Use the following resources to learn more about implanting AcrySof® IQ Toric IOLs and to educate your staff and patients about toric lenses.
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Implementing Toric IOLs in Your Practice
Learn the simple steps of implanting a toric IOL.
Talking to Cataract Patients About Toric Lenses
See an example of how to explain toric lenses to cataract patients.
Evaluating Corneal Curvature*
Bonnie Henderson, MD, explains the four methods for evaluating the corneal curvature.
Using the Toric Calculator
Watch a step-by-step tutorial on how to use the AcrySof® IQ Toric IOL Calculator.
Marking the Eye*
Watch as Richard Tipperman, MD, walks through the process of marking the eye.
See an animated demonstration of the process of reference marking the eye.
See an animated demonstration of the process of axis marking the eye.
Aligning the IOL
See an animated demonstration of implantation and toric alignment.
Surgical Technicians and Toric IOL Patients
Learn how technicians can assist with educating patients on astigmatism and understanding the toric IOL option.
Toric Surgery with Dr. Richard Tipperman*
Richard Tipperman, MD, performs cataract surgery using an AcrySof® IQ Toric IOL.
A one-sheet comparison of simulated vision with AcrySof® IQ Toric IOLs versus monofocal IOLs and uncorrected vision for astigmatic cataract patients.
An overview of cataracts, astigmatism and the key steps in cataract surgery for astigmatic cataract patients.
An educational magazine for cataract patients providing vision correction options, patient stories and information on toric IOLs.
A patient brochure including information on astigmatism and AcrySof® IQ Toric IOLs.
Use the toric calculator to help select an appropriate lens and help determine your surgical plan.
Use Dr. Hill’s SIA Calculator to track your SIA over a number of cases and find your estimated range.
Use this website during post-op assessment to determine if rotating the toric IOL will decrease residual astigmatism.