Table 3

Comparison of flight simulator visual performance tasks between both groups

Mean number of opportunities over the three runsMultifocal IOL
Mean (SD)
Monofocal IOL
Mean (SD)
P values (t-test)
Radio frequencies values
  Day (% correct)997.4 (6.7)100 (0)0.20
  Night (% correct)999.1 (3.1)97.2 (5)0.26
Landing guide
  Day (% correct)697.4 (9.2)100 (0)0.35
  Night (% correct)693.6 (14.5)97.2 (6.5)0.43
Screen-based console values
  Heading day (% correct)30100 (0)100 (0)1
  Heading night (% correct)3099.7 (0.9)100 (0)0.35
  Speed day (% correct)3099.7 (0.9)100 (0)0.35
  Speed night (% correct)3099.5 (1.3)99.7 (1)0.61
  Altitude day (% correct)3096.9 (6.6)98.1 (4.8)0.63
  Altitude night (% correct)3093.3 (14.6)98.3 (2.7)0.26
  Fuel flow day (% correct)3100 (0)100 (0)1
  Fuel flow night (% correct)3100 (0)100 (0)1
Runway lights
  Day (% correct)833.1 (18.3)45 (32.3)0.27
  Night (% correct)977.9 (14.3)84.8 (11.9)0.20
  • IOL, intraocular lens.