Post-cataract IOP Spike is Significant Predictor of Spike in Fellow Eye

Patients were more likely to experience another incident even after accounting for other risk factors, according to an ARVO abstract.

Rho-Kinase Inhibitor Exhibits Protective Effect After Cataract Surgery

In a recent study, endothelial cell loss in patients administered ripasudil was one-third that of untreated patients.

Meta-analysis Credits Trifocal IOLs as Best for Near Vision Correction

EDOF lenses were cited for superior intermediate correction. Both options demonstrated good safety and efficacy.

Cataract Surgery May Cognitively Benefit Older Patients

A recent literature review showed a 25% lower risk of impaired mental faculties in those who underwent the procedure vs. individuals with uncorrected lens opacity.

Researchers Advocate Routine Prophylaxis Against Post-Cataract IOP Spike

The most effective medication classes in a recent study were topical CAI/beta-blocker combos and intracameral cholinergics. Topical alpha-agonists were the least effective.

Novel Device Addresses Common Cataract Surgery Complication

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

Keeping Up With the Newest IOLs

We’re in a new era of cataract surgery, one with a plethora of good options. Find out what they are, which is best for each specific individual and how to properly comanage your patients.

AAO Panel Finds Some IOP Advantage to Combined MIGS/Cataract Surgery

Don’t expect results to be gangbusters, but adding a trabecular procedure provides mild increases in IOP and medication reduction, assessment concludes.

‘Soft’ Steroids Just as Good as Big Guns for Post-Cataract Inflammation Control

For the average patient, study says both groups produce a comparable effect on postoperative IOP as well as VA.

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.

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May 17-19, 2024

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