Cataract Surgery

Diabetic Cataract Patients May Benefit From the Laser

Because it uses less phaco energy than traditional surgery, FLACS may be a better option for this demographic, researchers suggest.
09/16/2021

Video-based Decision Aids Effective in Cataract Surgery Consultation

Having patients view prerecorded clips that inform them of their options may help guide this process, researchers find.
09/08/2021

Pseudophakic Monovision Patients Have Relatively Low Fall Risk

Somewhat surprisingly, they fared better than patients with bilateral implants and those with a cataract diagnosis who hadn’t yet undergone surgery.
08/25/2021

Blue Light-Filtering IOLs Don’t Reduce AMD Risk

Large study finds patients who opted for this route did not receive any obvious benefits over those with conventional implants, researchers found.
08/18/2021

Combining EDOF and Multifocal IOLs Makes For Happy Patients

Patients reported high satisfaction with this IOL pairing.
08/12/2021

High Myopes’ QOL Greatly Improves Post-Cataract Surgery

BCVA gains were also notable, from 0.62 logMAR preop to 0.13 after the procedure, researchers find.
08/09/2021

Follow-up Time Determines Risk of DME or PDR Post-Cataract Surgery

The risk of developing either condition was highest in the first several years.
08/06/2021

Cataract Surgeons Increasingly Administer Off-Label IC Antibiotic Prophylaxis

About 66% of doctors use this option currently, while 93% would add it to their protocol if a drug was approved by the FDA, survey finds.
08/05/2021

Music Listening Pre-Cataract Surgery Reduces Stress and Tachycardia

Individuals in the intervention group had roughly 39% fewer hypertensive events during the procedure.
08/02/2021

Risk Factors for Post-Cataract Surgery Complications

Posterior capsule rupture, older age, male sex and high myopia increased the risk for retinal detachment after cataract surgery, study finds.
07/19/2021

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

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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

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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

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