Cataract and Refractive Surgery

Shorter TBUT Associated with Worse Repeatability of AS-OCT Epithelial Thickness Maps

Otherwise, the screening technique fared well, particularly when measuring total corneal depth.
07/12/2024

When is RK Not OK?

Refractive surgery performed years ago can come back to haunt patients undergoing cataract extraction.
05/15/2024

Surgeons Advocate for Use of Neutral Terms in Emerging Refractive Surgeries

Browsing for relevant research could get complicated if a proposed new moniker— keratorefractive lenticule extraction—isn’t adopted, a team of journal editors argues.
10/30/2023

SMILE Not Found Superior to LASIK in Corneal Biomechanics

Study shows no major differences in corneal hysteresis and corneal resistance factor three months after surgery.
08/18/2023

Refractive Surgery After Corneal Transplant Safe, Effective

A new systematic review shows a low rate of BCVA loss and nearly half of all cases achieving 20/40 or better uncorrected acuity.
07/14/2023

FLACS No Match for Conventional Cataract Surgery in Cost-Effectiveness

Researchers argue against insurance reimbursement for the procedure, given the marginal added value relative to cost.
05/24/2023

Social Factors Linked to Access Barriers in Cataract Care

Being uninsured and/or unemployed, having lower income, delaying medical care and needing but not being able to afford medical care within the past year were all notable.
03/27/2023

Residual Stromal Bed Thickness Matters Most in Preserving Post-Op Corneal Stiffness

Study shows SMILE’s use of a 120µm cap yields greater decrease compared with LASIK.
03/23/2023

Use OCT to Spot Macular Diseases in Asymptomatic Cataract Surgery Patients

Study shows that one in every eight people evaluated preoperatively could have a condition undetectable by indirect ophthalmoscopy alone.
03/13/2023

Pre-existing Pain, Depression Influence Ocular Pain Post-Refractive Surgery

The use of anti-allergy medication also played a role.
02/23/2023

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