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Cataract and Refractive Surgery

Ocular Surface Homeostasis Still Off Months Post-op

Many clinical variables recovered, but not everything bounced back in six months.
February 27, 2020

LASIK, PRK Safe in Breastfeeding Women

No patients or infants experienced any negative side effects from the procedures.
February 10, 2020

Don’t Let YouTube Advise Your Patients

Many who research refractive surgery online get poor information.
January 6, 2020

Adverse Events Low in Refractive Surgery

Most patients are satisfied with the vision-correcting procedures.
November 1, 2019

Simultaneous Procedures Improve Ectasia

Combining corneal rings or PRK with CXL can treat keratoconus, pellucid and post-LASIK ectasia.
October 4, 2019

Data Confirms Post-op Dry Eye Risk Factors

Older age, female sex and lower pre-op refractive error are associated with an increased risk.
October 1, 2019

Adverse Events Rare After Refractive Lens Exchange

Only 6% of patients had issues and most were due to posterior capsular opacification.
September 25, 2019

LASIK Double-edged for Dry Eye Outcomes

Among other refractive surgeries, it reduces TBUT significantly but also tear production.
September 9, 2019

Think SMILE for High Myopes

Small-incision surgery had better visual outcomes and stability than FS-LASIK.
September 5, 2019

SMILE Preserves Corneal Strength

The small-incision procedure did better than LASIK in Canadian study.
August 21, 2019