Cataract Surgery

Expect Macular Thickening in Early DR Eyes Post-op

Study found persistent inflammation after the minimally invasive procedure.
03/26/2020

Melatonin Secretion Linked to Cataract Surgery

Increased light perception post-op may better align the internal biological rhythm with the external environment.
03/23/2020

IOLs So-so for Congenital Cataracts

Only 25% of children had excellent VA 10 years after implantation.
03/05/2020

NSAIDs After Cataract Surgery Usually Unnecessary

Research shows that patients fare just as well or better with steroids alone.
02/25/2020

Risk Factors for Post-op IOP Elevation Found

For patients with high myopia, assess Schlemm’s canal and the trabecular meshwork before cataract surgery.
02/25/2020

OCT Cost Effective, Useful Pre-Cataract Surgery

An estimated 64.4% of patients were willing to pay for the extra imaging step.
02/12/2020

Sutureless Cataract Surgery Has Increased Side Effects

Better screening may be required to help weed out potential blepharoptosis.
01/20/2020

Index Predicts Post-op Ocular Surface Issues

The tool is easy to use and involves noninvasive tests, researchers say.
01/09/2020

Picking a Premium IOL For Every Patient

Matching the right lens with the right eye requires a personal connection.
12/15/2019

Triple 20/20

The first trifocal IOL FDA-approved for presbyopia is achieving exciting visual acuity potential.
12/15/2019

Upcoming Events

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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May 29-31, 2020

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—San Diego
Location: Manchester Grand Hyatt
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 18 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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