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Cataract Surgery

Expect Macular Thickening in Early DR Eyes Post-op

Study found persistent inflammation after the minimally invasive procedure.
March 26, 2020

Melatonin Secretion Linked to Cataract Surgery

Increased light perception post-op may better align the internal biological rhythm with the external environment.
March 23, 2020

IOLs So-so for Congenital Cataracts

Only 25% of children had excellent VA 10 years after implantation.
March 5, 2020

Risk Factors for Post-op IOP Elevation Found

For patients with high myopia, assess Schlemm’s canal and the trabecular meshwork before cataract surgery.
February 25, 2020

NSAIDs After Cataract Surgery Usually Unnecessary

Research shows that patients fare just as well or better with steroids alone.
February 25, 2020

OCT Cost Effective, Useful Pre-Cataract Surgery

An estimated 64.4% of patients were willing to pay for the extra imaging step.
February 12, 2020

Sutureless Cataract Surgery Has Increased Side Effects

Better screening may be required to help weed out potential blepharoptosis.
January 20, 2020

Index Predicts Post-op Ocular Surface Issues

The tool is easy to use and involves noninvasive tests, researchers say.
January 9, 2020

KCN Impacts IOL Formulas

Keratometry measures may help avoid hyperopic outcomes.
December 12, 2019

Post-op Drops Costly for Healthcare System

CMS could save $118 million a year by switching to generics, researchers say.
December 11, 2019