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Black Patients Face Hurdles Receiving Timely Cataract Surgery, Optimal IOL Selection

Study shows these individuals have longer wait times and are less likely to receive premium lenses—but are more adherent with post-op follow-up.
November 28, 2023

Alternative Post-cataract Treatment Similar to Traditional Drop Regimen

Comparable postoperative outcomes and adverse events were seen with intravitreal injection of an antibiotic and steroid coupled with a topical NSAID.
November 10, 2023

Use fERG, mfERG to Detect Fundus Disease in Mature Cataract Patients

These two technologies can also predict post-op vision, study shows.
November 3, 2023

Cortical Cataract Patients Experience Greatest QOL Improvement

Study shows this in near activities. Posterior subcapsular patients saw the most improvement in far distance vision.
November 2, 2023

Corticosteroid Exposure with Asthma, COPD Increases Cataract Risk

This was observed in a recent systematic review for both inhaled and systemic versions.
October 25, 2023

Cataract Surgery Online Resources Over the Heads of Most Patients

The top websites for education on the procedure were found less accessible to the general population.
October 18, 2023

Consider Adding NSAIDs to Post-op Cataract Meds

Combined treatment was more effective than corticosteroids alone.
October 6, 2023

Novel Device Addresses Common Cataract Surgery Complication

A ring-shaped insert can counteract negative dysphotopsias in symptomatic patients who can’t tolerate the phenomenon.
October 2, 2023

Cataract Surgery in Wet AMD is Safe—With Caveats

Posterior capsular rupture risk increased with more pre-op anti-VEGF injections, and less than half of eyes gained three or more lines of VA.
September 29, 2023

Endophthalmitis Incidence 50% Higher in Glaucoma vs. Cataract Surgeries

Diagnosis also occurred several days later in the first group.
September 14, 2023