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Selecting Intraocular Lenses: One Size Does Not Fit All

Release Date: August 3, 2023
Expiration Date: August 3, 2024

Note: If you have already attended the 2023 Summit Series Live Event, you will not be able to log enduring credits

Activity Overview

This session, which was included as part of the 2023 Ophthalmology 360 Summit Series, will review the various types of intraocular lenses (IOLs), including those currently available and emerging next-generation options, considerations for optimally matching patients with lenses, and strategies for educating patients about their options and involving them in treatment decision-making.

Target Audience

This activity is designed for an audience of ophthalmologists, optometrists, and other members of the healthcare team who treat patients with cataracts and other eye conditions treatable with IOLs.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the educational activity, participants should be able to:
  • Describe the best approaches for optimally matching patients with IOLs
  • Explain the surgical considerations in the placement of IOLs
  • Discuss strategies for improving shared decision-making and patient satisfaction with IOLs

Criteria for Success

To obtain a certificate of completion, a score of 70% or better on the post-test is required. Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully completed this program, answered all test questions, completed the post-test and evaluation, and have received a digital copy of your certificate. You must participate in the entire activity to receive credit. There is no fee to participate in this activity. If you have questions about this activity, please contact AKH Inc. at

CE credit provided by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and International Healthcare Media, LLC. AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

COPE - Optometrists

AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare designates this asynchronous activity for a maximum of 1.0 COPE credit hours. Optometrists should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Commercial Support

This activity is supported by independent educational grants from Alcon, Genentech, Regenxbio, Tarsus, Théa, and Visus.
Name Relationship Commercial Interest
Session Faculty
Cathleen McCabe, MD (faculty) Advisor, Consultant

Advisor, Consultant, Speaker Alcon
Advisor, Consultant, Speaker Allergan
Advisor, Consultant, Speaker Bausch + Lomb
Advisor, Consultant, Speaker Carl Zeiss
Advisor, Consultant Dompe
Consultant Easee
Advisor, Consultant, Stock EngageTechnologies
Advisor, Consultant, Speaker EyePoint
Speaker Glaukos
Advisor, Consultant ImprimisRx
Advisor, Consultant ISTAR Medical
Advisor, Consultant, Speaker Ivantis
Speaker Lensar
Advisor, Consultant, Speaker Novartis
Advisor, Consultant, Speaker Ocular Therapeutix
Advisor, Consultant Ocuphire
Advisor, Consultant, Speaker Omeros
Advisor, Consultant Orasis
Advisor, Consultant Quidel EyeHealth
Speaker RX Sight
Advisor, Consultant Science Based Health
Advisor, Consultant, Speaker Sight Sciences
Advisor, Consultant Sun Ophthalmics
Advisor SpyGlass
Speaker Tarsus Pharmaceuticals
Advisor, Consultant Visus Therapeutics
Kendall Donaldson, MD (faculty) Consultant Alcon
Consultant Allergan
Consultant Johnson & Johnson
Consultant Dompe
Consultant Novartis
Consultant Tarsus
Consultant Bausch + Lomb
Consultant Zeiss
Consultant LensAR
Consultant Acufocus
Consultant Lumenis
Consultant Kala
Consultant Oyster Point
Dorothy Caputo, MA, BSN, RN, VP, Healthcare Continuing Education & Operations N/A Nothing to disclose
Michele Bielarski, RN (planner/reviewer) N/A Nothing to disclose
AKH Inc. Staff and Planners N/A Nothing to disclose
International Healthcare Media, LLC Staff and Planners N/A Nothing to disclose
All of the relevant financial relationships listed for these individuals have been mitigated.


It is the policy of AKH Inc. to ensure independence, balance, objectivity, scientific rigor, and integrity in all of its continuing education activities. The author must disclose to the participants any significant relationships with ineligible companies whose products or devices may be mentioned in the activity or with the commercial supporter of this continuing education activity. Identified conflicts of interest are mitigated by AKH prior to accreditation of the activity. AKH planners and reviewers have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use and Investigational Product

This educational activity may include discussion of uses of agents that are investigational and/or unapproved by the FDA. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.


This course is designed solely to provide the healthcare professional with information to assist in his/her practice and professional development and is not to be considered a diagnostic tool to replace professional advice or treatment. The course serves as a general guide to the healthcare professional, and therefore, cannot be considered as giving legal, nursing, medical, or other professional advice in specific cases. AKH Inc. specifically disclaim responsibility for any adverse consequences resulting directly or indirectly from information in the course, for undetected error, or through participants misunderstanding of the content.