Cataract Surgery

Endophthalmitis Rare Post-cataract Surgery

Younger age, combined surgeries and anterior vitrectomy were all risk factors.

Light Adjustable Lenses Going Strong Long-term

The moldable devices can help people stay out of glasses, even after years of use.

Cataract Patients at Increased Risk of NAION

They were more than two times more likely to develop the condition than controls.

Repeat Victrectomies Raise IOP in Retinal Detachment

Researchers suggest an update to the patient selection process for this procedure.

Corneal Features Predict Post-op Complications

Patients with Fuchs’ endothelial dystrophy and thicker corneas may need a DMEK after cataract surgery.

Don’t Count on Phaco Alone for POAG

Study finds surgery does not decrease number of glaucoma medications or IOP.

Trifocal IOL Beats EDOF in Near Work

Still, both got high marks for distance and intermediate visual acuity.

The Real-World Cataract Evaluation

For better post-op visual function and quality of life, bring the ‘real world’ into your cataract evaluation.

Cataract Surgery Complicates Vision in Wet AMD

The procedure could advance the progression of neovascularization.

Can IOLs Counteract Light Spectrum Ill Effects?

Implantation improved circadian rhythm, cognition and sleep, a small study concluded.

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

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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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