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Study Links Cataract Surgery to Increased Demodex Population

Possibly due to topical steroid use, mite infestation was more common in these patients.
June 1, 2023

FLACS No Match for Conventional Cataract Surgery in Cost-Effectiveness

Researchers argue against insurance reimbursement for the procedure, given the marginal added value relative to cost.
May 24, 2023

Nitrogen Dioxide Exposure Associated with Increased Cataract Risk

Air pollution study in France found a 50% greater chance of surgery in age-matched subjects.
May 8, 2023

Online Post-op Cataract Evaluation Tool Shows Promise, Needs Refinement

Most patients were pleased with the web-based test, but many still wished to see an ECP.
April 6, 2023

Eating Fruits, Veggies May Lower Cataract Risk

A UK Biobank study offers another reason to ramp up plant-based eating habits.
March 30, 2023