Cataract Surgery

Cataract Surgery: Next-day Follow-up Not a Must

Skipping it could lead to significant healthcare savings without compromising patient safety.

Phaco Increases Trabecular Outflow Facility Post Cataract Surgery

Schiotz tonography used for the first time in this type of study.

Are Topical Antibiotics Necessary After Cataract Surgery?

Not if the surgeon has already used an intracameral agent, study says.

Femtosecond Laser Increases Cataract OR Productivity

Despite perceptions to the contrary, this set-up is no slower than a conventional approach—but it still doesn’t pay for itself.

Cataract Surgery Lowers IOP, Widens Angles

Patients with angle closure hypertension benefit from the procedure.

SD-OCT Detects Elusive Epiretinal Membrane

Post-op cataract surgery patients at risk for CME development.

Cataract Complications Rare After Follow Up

Asymptomatic patients who check in seldom see ill effects.

Cataract Surgery Reduces Cognitive Decline

Visual impairment may have causal impact on dementia risk.

Cataract Patients Carry Significant Burden of Pre-op Astigmatism

A recent study suggests correcting this complication during surgery.

Study: Cataract Surgery Patients Need OSD Intervention

80% of patients have at least one abnormal tear test result, a study suggests.

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February 15-19, 2019

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Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Leo Semes, OD
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