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Cataract Surgery

High Myopes at Elevated Risk for Cataract Complications

Posterior capsular rupture, retinal detachment, traction maculopathy and others occurred more frequently.
June 2, 2021

Pre-op Gland Expression Improves Cataract Surgery Outcomes

This procedure commonly causes or exacerbates MGD and DED in patients who may find relief with prior thermal pulsation therapy.
May 19, 2021

Biometric Parameters Can Predict Post-Phaco IOP Spikes

Routine use may help identify patients at greater risk, such as those with glaucoma.
May 10, 2021

Intravitreal Therapy Ups Risk of Cataract Surgery Complications

Other factors included older age, male gender, BCVA, diabetes, pseudoexfoliation and glaucoma, study finds.
April 27, 2021

No Clinical Advantage to Femto Cataract Surgery

Study finds no differences in vision, adverse postoperative events or patient perceptions of quality between FLACS and conventional phaco at 12 months.
April 14, 2021

Global Cataract Burden Falls Disproportionately on Poor Countries

Socioeconomic status was inversely associated with loss of sight, mainly due to greater UV exposure and lack of remediation options in developing nations.
March 31, 2021

Delay Between Cataract Surgeries Affects Mental Health

Keep the interval under three months to reduce psychological burden, study says.
March 12, 2021

Entropion Linked to Cataract Surgery

Risk factors included patient or eye movement, eyelid squeezing, pain and anxiety.
March 11, 2021

Phaco Associated With Better Glaucoma Outcomes

Early cataract surgery after an acute primary angle-closure attack prevents IOP elevation and blindness with less medication than LPI, study finds.
February 24, 2021

Phaco-related Macular Perfusion Culprit: Hyperemia

Increased light intensity stimulation of the retina after cataract removal was thought to be the cause.
February 22, 2021