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.

Alternative Post-cataract Treatment Similar to Traditional Drop Regimen

Comparable postoperative outcomes and adverse events were seen with intravitreal injection of an antibiotic and steroid coupled with a topical NSAID.

Use fERG, mfERG to Detect Fundus Disease in Mature Cataract Patients

These two technologies can also predict post-op vision, study shows.

Cortical Cataract Patients Experience Greatest QOL Improvement

Study shows this in near activities. Posterior subcapsular patients saw the most improvement in far distance vision.

Corticosteroid Exposure with Asthma, COPD Increases Cataract Risk

This was observed in a recent systematic review for both inhaled and systemic versions.

Cataract Surgery Online Resources Over the Heads of Most Patients

The top websites for education on the procedure were found less accessible to the general population.

Consider Adding NSAIDs to Post-op Cataract Meds

Combined treatment was more effective than corticosteroids alone.

Novel Device Addresses Common Cataract Surgery Complication

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

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