5 surgery centers, ophthalmologists performing new procedures

Five ophthalmologists or surgery centers recently performed a new procedure:

Harold Ballitch, MD, is part of a small cohort of ophthalmologists who are using the PanOptix Trifocal Intraocular Lens.

Jeffrey Horn, MD, of Nashville, Tenn.-based Vision for Life, also implanted the PanOptix Trifocal Intraocular Lens.

Jack Abrams, MD, implanted the Las Vegas-based Abrams Eye Center's first Acrysof IQ intraocular lens to treat a patient with presbyopia, or farsightedness caused by loss of eye elasticity.

Phoenix-based Barnet Dulaney Perkins Eye Center also implanted the AcrySof IQ PanOptix Trifocal IOL.

Effingham (Ill.) Ambulatory Surgery Center began offering the iStent inject Trabecular Micro-Bypass System to improve glaucoma patients' quality of life.

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