Cataract and Refractive Surgery

Most Cataract/Refractive Surgery Patients Have Normal Osmolarity

However, OSDI scores were higher in post-op patients, study finds.
05/11/2021

Cataract Comanagement: Relationships Get Results

Learn to cultivate the interprofessional bonds that are at the heart of a productive pairing of OD-MD colleagues.
03/15/2021

Nerve Growth Factor Promotes Post-LASIK Success

In rabbit models, it repaired corneal damage and improved dry eye symptoms.
02/26/2021

SMILE Outcomes Worse in Older Patients

Those over 40 had poorer astigmatic results with a tendency toward undercorrection, research shows.
01/21/2021

Pain Sensitivity Predicts Post-LASIK Dry Eye

Other pre-op metrics, such as blood pressure, also correlated with post-op symptoms.
11/06/2020

Satisfying the Complicated Presbyope

Concurrent issues such as dry eye, prior surgery or binocular disorders can compromise visual quality. Optometrists can help restore it.
07/15/2020

SMILE, ICLs Both Help Correct High Myopia

However, lenticule extraction was linked to more unsatisfactory post-op visual outcomes.
06/08/2020

Refractive Surgery Safe for Some Autoimmune Patients

Individuals with rheumatoid arthritis and lupus showed favorable outcomes.
05/28/2020

Treat the Front Before the Cut

The surgeon will remove the patient’s cataract, but it’s your job to make sure the eye is healthy enough for surgery, or else to help get it there.
05/15/2020

Ocular Surface Homeostasis Still Off Months Post-op

Many clinical variables recovered, but not everything bounced back in six months.
02/27/2020

Upcoming Events

May 18, 2021

Genetic Testing: A New Frontier in Management of Inherited Retinal Diseases
Location: Virtual Event
Speaker: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO
8:00pm EST
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May 20, 2021

Understanding Diabetic Retinopathy and Diabetic Macular Edema
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO and Nancy M. Holekamp, MD
8:00–9:00pm EST

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April 27, 2021

Early Identification and Timely Referral
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Carolyn Majcher, OD, FAAO, FORS and Dilsher S. Dhoot, MD
9:00–10:00pm EST

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