Some surgeons and surgical centers employ checklists as part of the preoperative planning. A checklist enables a systematic review of the patient’s general medical health, ocular concerns, and surgical planning to ensure that the correct IOL is ordered and that any special supplies needed are available. Checklist specifics will vary by location or surgeon.
Excerpted from BCSC 2020-2021 series: Section 11 - Lens and Cataract. For more information and to purchase the entire series, please visit https://www.aao.org/bcsc.