Reference 2017-454

REF:            2017-454

Subject:        Blue-light filtering intraocular lenses

 

 

Request:

  1. How many blue-light filtering intraocular lenses did your Trust implant during cataract surgery in 2016?

1a. How many patients does this correspond to?

  1. What is the total figure of all lenses that were implanted during cataract surgery by your Trust in 2016?

2a. What proportion of these lenses were blue-light filtering intraocular lenses?

  1. On how many occasions in 2016 was your Trust required to replace blue-light filtering intraocular lenses that were implanted during cataract surgery?

3a. How many patients does this correspond to?

  1. Does the Trust have a policy on whether or not to use blue-light filtering intraocular lenses?

4a. If so, can you provide details of this policy?

  1. Has the Trust increased or decreased its use of blue-light filtering intraocular lenses in the last five years? Please provide a breakdown of usage over the last five years.

 

 

Response:

1.  How many blue-light filtering intraocular lenses did your Trust implant during cataract surgery in 2016? None
1a. How many patients does this correspond to? None
2.  What is the total figure of all lenses that were implanted during cataract surgery by your Trust in 2016? 2220 admissions with primary procedure C75.1, for calendar year 2016.
2a. What proportion of these lenses were blue-light filtering intraocular lenses? None
3.   On how many occasions in 2016 was your Trust required to replace blue-light filtering intraocular lenses that were implanted during cataract surgery? None
3a. How many patients does this correspond to? None
4.    Does the Trust have a policy on whether or not to use blue-light filtering intraocular lenses? No
4a. If so, can you provide details of this policy? N/A
5.   Has the Trust increased or decreased its use of blue-light filtering intraocular lenses in the last five years? Please provide a breakdown of usage over the last five years. N/A