Cataract and Refractive Surgery

Systemic Meds May Cause Cataracts

A Singapore-based study found four drugs, including insulin, posed a risk.
07/19/2019

Cataract Surgery Follow-up No-shows Identified

Smoking, age—both high and low—and travel time are among the top factors.
06/27/2019

New Scoring System Predicts Refractive Outcomes Post-op

The tool may be useful for pre-op counseling to help set patient expectations.
06/27/2019

Cataract Surgery a No-go for Eyes With Herpes Keratitis

The procedure increases the risk for complications and disease recurrence.
06/24/2019

How to Wrangle a Wayward IOL?

They can be relocated or replaced—both methods work fine, a study shows.
06/20/2019

Hemifacial Spasm Tied to Anterior Corneal Surface Changes

Stromal thickness was thinner in eyes of affected patients.
04/18/2019

Avoid Diplopia-related Problems in Surgical Patients

Thorough pre-op binocular assessments can improve refractive and cataract outcomes.
03/27/2019

Bandage Lenses Validated as Post-LASIK Treatment

Patients felt less discomfort and experienced reduced intense wound healing response.
02/22/2019

Pigment Dispersion Syndrome Common in Patients Seeking LASIK

Check for this pathology before referring for refractive surgery, researchers suggest.
01/25/2019

Think Femtosecond Laser for Astigmatism

It may not be a blockbuster success for cataract surgery, but it shines in corneal reshaping.
09/04/2018

Upcoming Events

October 4-5, 2019

East Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel
Program Chair: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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November 1-3, 2019

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Charleston
Location: Charleston Marriott
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Key Faculty: Doug Devries, Marc Bloomenstein, Robert P. Woodridge, Jack Schaeffer
Up to 19 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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December 6-7, 2019

Retina Update 2019
Location: Fairmont Scottsdale
Program Chair: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO
Program Co-Chair: Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO
Up to 12 CE Credits 

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