Cataract and Refractive Surgery

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

Refractive Surgery Safe for Some Autoimmune Patients

Individuals with rheumatoid arthritis and lupus showed favorable outcomes.
05/28/2020

Treat the Front Before the Cut

The surgeon will remove the patient’s cataract, but it’s your job to make sure the eye is healthy enough for surgery, or else to help get it there.
05/15/2020

Upcoming Events

September 21, 2021

Understanding Diabetic Retinopathy and Diabetic Macular Edema
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Jeffry Gerson, OD, FAAO and David RP. Almeida, MD, MBA, PhD
8:00–9:00pm EST

Sponsored by Regeneron

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September 30, 2021

Early Identification and Timely Referral
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO, and Jonathan Jonisch, MD
8:00–9:00pm EST

Sponsored by Regeneron

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October 14, 2021

Treatment Option for Diabetic Retinopathy and Diabetic Macular Edema
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Mark T. Dunbar, OD, FAAO and Lloyd Clark, MD
8:00–9:00pm EST

Sponsored by Regeneron

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