IOL Power Calculations.
Intraocular Lens Power Measurements for Cataract Surgery
East Valley Ophthalmology is
world renowned for intraocular lens power calculations in unusual
situations, especially after LASIK or RK, or for determining the appropriate premium lens implant. Patients are referred to us by other
eye surgeons for these calculations prior to cataract surgery. Our practice has technologically advanced equipment and methodologies that many other practices do not. If you have received a referral for this service
it is mostly likely due to something atypical about your
eyes, which makes standard methods of measurement unreliable
or the calculations difficult.
Examples of such conditions —
For your lens power calculations —
- Variable axial length readings
An inability to obtain axial length readings
Significant difference between right and left eye measurements
Prior keratorefractive surgery (LASIK, RK, PRK , CK, LASEK)
Prior retinal detachment with, or without, a scleral buckle
Eyes containing silicone oil
Eyes that are very farsighted or very nearsighted
Prior ocular trauma
Mature cataracts, with no view of the back of the eye
Your eyes will be measured using the latest advancements in state-of-the-art
The IOL power calculations will be carried out by Dr. Hill personally.
A detailed report will be sent to your referring physician with copies of all data.
For intraocular lens power calculations, Dr. Hill only sees patients
when asked to do so by other eye surgeons. And this is only when the measurements
are either technically too difficult, or the intraocular lens power
calculations are mathematically too complex to be carried out by a general
Dr. Hill is a Medicare provider. Our office will submit a claim for those
services covered by Medicare, but for any non-covered Medicare services,
it is customary for payment to be made on the day of your visit.
For other heath plans, a visit with Dr. Hill will likely be considered "out
of network" and may also require prior authorization if you are to
be reimbursed by your insurance carrier. we will provide you with the necessary
insurance forms to send to your health plan, but it is customary for payment
to be made on the day of your visit.
If you have any questions regarding our intraocular lens power calculation
services, you are welcome to contact , our Practice Administrator:
The eye specialists of East Valley Ophthalmology perform advanced
technology diagnostic testing and treatment, as well as taking
the time necessary to provide each patient with information needed
to fully understand their condition and to achieve their best possible