Cataract and Refractive Surgery

The Crowded Landscape of Presbyopia Correction

Today’s patients have different visual needs, and you have new tools at your disposal to help—with more on the way.
01/15/2020

Don’t Let YouTube Advise Your Patients

Many who research refractive surgery online get poor information.
01/06/2020

Adverse Events Low in Refractive Surgery

Most patients are satisfied with the vision-correcting procedures.
11/01/2019

Simultaneous Procedures Improve Ectasia

Combining corneal rings or PRK with CXL can treat keratoconus, pellucid and post-LASIK ectasia.
10/04/2019

Data Confirms Post-op Dry Eye Risk Factors

Older age, female sex and lower pre-op refractive error are associated with an increased risk.
10/01/2019

Adverse Events Rare After Refractive Lens Exchange

Only 6% of patients had issues and most were due to posterior capsular opacification.
09/25/2019

LASIK Double-edged for Dry Eye Outcomes

Among other refractive surgeries, it reduces TBUT significantly but also tear production.
09/09/2019

Think SMILE for High Myopes

Small-incision surgery had better visual outcomes and stability than FS-LASIK.
09/05/2019

SMILE Preserves Corneal Strength

The small-incision procedure did better than LASIK in Canadian study.
08/21/2019

Systemic Meds May Cause Cataracts

A Singapore-based study found four drugs, including insulin, posed a risk.
07/19/2019

Upcoming Events

February 14-17, 2020

Annual Winter Ophthalmic Conference
Location: The Westin Snowmass Conference Center
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, FAAO, and Leo Semes, OD, FACMO, FAAO
Up to 17 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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April 16-18, 2020

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Austin
Location: Omni Barton Creek
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 19 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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April 18-19, 2020

Optometric Cornea, Cataract and Refractive Society—Austin
Location: Omni Barton Creek
Program Chair: Tracy Schroeder Swartz, OD, MS, FAAO
Up to 10 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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