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Cataract Surgery

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

NSAIDs Improve Post-cataract Results

Dropless surgery, however, was less effective at controlling inflammation.
June 18, 2020

Cycloablation/Cataract Combo Gets Good Marks

Despite similar BCVA, the additional procedure can have unexpected benefits.
June 12, 2020

Researchers Question Post-op Combo Use

They found no significant difference in endophthalmitis incidence in patients who received tobramycin-dexamethasone than those who didn’t.
June 10, 2020

Address Renal Failure Issues Before IOL Implantation

Monitoring RBC, hemoglobin, creatinine and urea levels could help predict post-op visual outcomes.
June 9, 2020

Cataract Surgery Lowers IOP Only Moderately

Research could help clarify the value of MIGS devices.
May 18, 2020

Factors Linked With IOL Complications Revealed

Clinicians should consider previous surgery, axial length and lens thicknes when evaluating patients for surgery.
May 7, 2020

Cataract Removal Aids Late-stage Glaucoma

Patients who underwent this surgery saw unrelated improvements.
May 4, 2020