Cataract Surgery

Low Residual Refractive Errors Affect Trifocal IOLs

These patients experienced difficulty with fine detail resolution, study finds.
12/28/2020

Vegetarian Diet Lowers Risk of Cataracts

Overweight patients experienced the largest impact: a 20% reduction.
12/21/2020

Pearls of Postoperative Care

Know the different strategies associated with each type of procedure, and be aware of potential complications.
12/15/2020

Coffee May Delay Cataract Onset

Caffeine intake prior to surgery significantly decreased UV -induced apoptosis of lens epithelial cells.
11/17/2020

How to Keep Post-op Patients in Their Sclerals

A new refractive calculation technique may prevent the need for replacing lenses after cataract surgery.
10/27/2020

Study Re-evaluates Cataract Surgery’s IOP-lowering Effect

Only expect 1mm Hg to 2mm Hg of improvement, unless the patient has ocular hypertension or a preoperative IOP ≥20.
10/26/2020

Cataract Surgery May Reduce Risk of Angle-closure

For Chinese patients aged 70 and older, rates decreased remarkably as cataract surgery rates increased.
10/22/2020

Corneal Guttae Influence Cataract Referral

This clinical finding can affect color vision and should prompt a surgical consult sooner rather than later.
09/28/2020

Dementia Patients Fare Well with Cataract Surgery

Study finds these individuals are not at a higher risk for post-op complications.
09/07/2020

Post-op AION Not Immediate

Study finds greater incidence in first year after cataract surgery, but not within first two months.
08/31/2020

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January 26, 2021

The Vitreous - A Personal, Scientific and Clinical Journey
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