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Surgery

Arkansas ODs Victorious Against Referendum

The court rules that the medical lobby didn’t meet the requirements to put the issue on the general-election ballot.
September 17, 2020

Reoperation Rates after RD Vary with Age

Older patients were more likely to need more than one procedure for noncomplex RD repair.
September 17, 2020

Cell Injection Therapy Shows Good Long-term Results

Normal corneal thickness was attained in 10 of 11 eyes at five years.
September 17, 2020

Run, Don’t Walk Toward Endophthalmitis Care

Patients who sought care sooner rather than later experienced significantly better VA outcomes.
August 18, 2020

Antibiotics Worth It Post-oculofacial Surgery

Surgical site infections were more common in those who used a mineral oil/petrolatum-based ointment.
July 30, 2020

SLT Cuts IOP 19% in Mild/Moderate Glaucoma

Surgical procedure’s success in the fellow eye was a strong indicator in IOP outcomes.
May 22, 2020

Most Epi-on CXL Haze Resolves Within a Year

How this relates to the procedure’s effectiveness is less clear.
April 23, 2020

Measure Post-CXL Corneal Thickness With Care

Research suggests ultrasound pachymetry may be a better tool for moderate keratoconus and eyes that have undergone crosslinking.
April 22, 2020

Some CXL Techniques Lead to Less Corneal Haze

In the first six months, patients who had a particular procedure experienced more disturbances.
April 7, 2020

Glaucoma Surgery Post-op Reoperations Low

Retrospective study determines early indications include wound leak and tube shunt-related issues.
March 24, 2020