What Are Limbal Relaxing Incisions (LRI)?
Limbal relaxing incisions are a way to correct mild amounts of corneal astigmatism in patients during cataract surgery.
How are Limbal Relaxing Incisions Placed?
During cataract surgery, a series of small incisions placed at exact positions on the eye can alter the shape of the eye’s cornea.
What Are The Benefits of Limbal Relaxing Incisions for Cataracts?
LRI reduces astigmatic error and improves vision.
Candidates for Limbal Relaxing Incisions (LRI)
For patients with a more severe form of astigmatism, a Toric IOL might be best.