Cataract and Refractive Surgery

Wavefront-guided LASIK Outcomes Top SMILE

The former resulted in better visual acuity at all post-op visits, study finds.
11/19/2021

Osmolarity Spots Refractive Surgery Patients at Risk for DED

A small but appreciable cohort of patients diagnosed with tear hyperosmolarity at presentation represent a risk for suboptimal refractive outcomes without treatment.
10/07/2021

OCT Most Accurate to Measure Corneal Astigmatism

Study shows this imaging technique achieved higher precision than topography and biometry in post-refractive patients.
08/06/2021

Most Cataract/Refractive Surgery Patients Have Normal Osmolarity

However, OSDI scores were higher in post-op patients, study finds.
05/11/2021

Cataract Comanagement: Relationships Get Results

Learn to cultivate the interprofessional bonds that are at the heart of a productive pairing of OD-MD colleagues.
03/15/2021

Nerve Growth Factor Promotes Post-LASIK Success

In rabbit models, it repaired corneal damage and improved dry eye symptoms.
02/26/2021

SMILE Outcomes Worse in Older Patients

Those over 40 had poorer astigmatic results with a tendency toward undercorrection, research shows.
01/21/2021

Pain Sensitivity Predicts Post-LASIK Dry Eye

Other pre-op metrics, such as blood pressure, also correlated with post-op symptoms.
11/06/2020

Satisfying the Complicated Presbyope

Concurrent issues such as dry eye, prior surgery or binocular disorders can compromise visual quality. Optometrists can help restore it.
07/15/2020

SMILE, ICLs Both Help Correct High Myopia

However, lenticule extraction was linked to more unsatisfactory post-op visual outcomes.
06/08/2020

Upcoming Events

December 10-11, 2021

Optometric Glaucoma Symposium Winter Conference
Location: Hyatt Regency Newport Beach
Program Co-chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, FAAO and Robert N. Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 LIVE COPE Credits

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December 11, 2021

Early Detection, Monitoring and Timely Referral
Location: Hyatt Regency Newport Beach Patio Room
Speakers: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO, and Nathan C. Steinle, MD
Dinner/Presentation 6:00–7:00pm EST

Sponsored by Regeneron

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December 11-12, 2021

Retina Update 2021
Location: Hyatt Regency Newport Beach
Program Chairs: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO; Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO
Up to 11 Live COPE credits

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