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Cataract Surgery

OCT Cost Effective, Useful Pre-Cataract Surgery

An estimated 64.4% of patients were willing to pay for the extra imaging step.
February 12, 2020

Sutureless Cataract Surgery Has Increased Side Effects

Better screening may be required to help weed out potential blepharoptosis.
January 20, 2020

Index Predicts Post-op Ocular Surface Issues

The tool is easy to use and involves noninvasive tests, researchers say.
January 9, 2020

KCN Impacts IOL Formulas

Keratometry measures may help avoid hyperopic outcomes.
December 12, 2019

Post-op Drops Costly for Healthcare System

CMS could save $118 million a year by switching to generics, researchers say.
December 11, 2019

Post-op IOP Spikes Plague High Myopes

28% of high myopes—and most males—had elevated pressure one day after cataract surgery.
November 21, 2019

Factors Predict Post-op Glaucoma in Kids

Five years after surgery, 20% of children with bilateral cataracts developed glaucoma.
October 16, 2019

IOL/CL Combo Effective for Presbyopia

Researchers liken the corrective results to multifocal or extended depth-of-focus IOLs.
September 27, 2019

Nepafenac Improves Dilation in Diabetes Patients

Combination therapy with cyclopentolate can be useful for routine exams and pre-surgery.
September 19, 2019

Endophthalmitis Rare Post-cataract Surgery

Younger age, combined surgeries and anterior vitrectomy were all risk factors.
September 12, 2019