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Cataract Surgery

Low Residual Refractive Errors Affect Trifocal IOLs

These patients experienced difficulty with fine detail resolution, study finds.
December 28, 2020

Vegetarian Diet Lowers Risk of Cataracts

Overweight patients experienced the largest impact: a 20% reduction.
December 21, 2020

Coffee May Delay Cataract Onset

Caffeine intake prior to surgery significantly decreased UV -induced apoptosis of lens epithelial cells.
November 17, 2020

How to Keep Post-op Patients in Their Sclerals

A new refractive calculation technique may prevent the need for replacing lenses after cataract surgery.
October 27, 2020

Study Re-evaluates Cataract Surgery’s IOP-lowering Effect

Only expect 1mm Hg to 2mm Hg of improvement, unless the patient has ocular hypertension or a preoperative IOP ≥20.
October 26, 2020

Cataract Surgery May Reduce Risk of Angle-closure

For Chinese patients aged 70 and older, rates decreased remarkably as cataract surgery rates increased.
October 22, 2020

Corneal Guttae Influence Cataract Referral

This clinical finding can affect color vision and should prompt a surgical consult sooner rather than later.
September 28, 2020

Dementia Patients Fare Well with Cataract Surgery

Study finds these individuals are not at a higher risk for post-op complications.
September 7, 2020

Post-op AION Not Immediate

Study finds greater incidence in first year after cataract surgery, but not within first two months.
August 31, 2020

Cataract Surgery May Lower Alzheimer’s Risk

The protective effect was strongest within the first five years post-op.
June 22, 2020