Refractive Multifocal IOLs - How they work and post-op refraction explained
The refractive multifocal IOL design is unique and works very differently to diffractive multifocals. It utilises the “simultaneous vision” principle and requires a special post-op refraction technique.
- To understand the difference between diffractive and refractive multifocal IOLs
- To be able to interpret post-operative multifocal IOL auto-refraction results
- To understand and perform post-operative multifocal IOL subjective refractions
Emmanuel was awarded his Bachelor of Optometry degree from the University of New South Wales, Sydney, in 1980. After completing his studies he joined an independent Optometry practice specialising in contact lenses. He became a partner in the practice in 1982 and the owner in 1988.
During his years in practice, Emmanuel was a Clinical Supervisor and Tutor at the School of Optometry, UNSW for 24 years. He also served on advisory panels for many contact lens companies.
Emmanuel sold his practice in 2013, taking up the role of Head of Professional Development at the Brien Holden Vision Institute at the University of NSW until he commenced his role with Device Technologies in November, 2015.
Emmanuel Calligeros is currently the Clinical and Business Development Specialist for the Ophthalmic Surgical Division at Device Technologies, based in Sydney, Australia.