Cataract Surgery

Meta-analysis Credits Trifocal IOLs as Best for Near Vision Correction

EDOF lenses were cited for superior intermediate correction. Both options demonstrated good safety and efficacy.

Hot Topic

Same-day bilateral cataract surgery, while controversial, is making waves worldwide.

Cataract Surgery Could Lower IOP, But Precise Impact Uncertain

Meta analysis revealed that concurrent topical medication use masks the effects of phacoemulsification upon postoperative IOP.

Endogenous Endophthalmitis Rates Higher in the South

While regional variation exists in the infectious microbes that cause the condition, methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus was the most common.

Cataract Surgery May Cognitively Benefit Older Patients

A recent literature review showed a 25% lower risk of impaired mental faculties in those who underwent the procedure vs. individuals with uncorrected lens opacity.

Keeping Up With the Newest IOLs

We’re in a new era of cataract surgery, one with a plethora of good options. Find out what they are, which is best for each specific individual and how to properly comanage your patients.

AAO Panel Finds Some IOP Advantage to Combined MIGS/Cataract Surgery

Don’t expect results to be gangbusters, but adding a trabecular procedure provides mild increases in IOP and medication reduction, assessment concludes.

Black Patients Face Hurdles Receiving Timely Cataract Surgery, Optimal IOL Selection

Study shows these individuals have longer wait times and are less likely to receive premium lenses—but are more adherent with post-op follow-up.

Alternative Post-cataract Treatment Similar to Traditional Drop Regimen

Comparable postoperative outcomes and adverse events were seen with intravitreal injection of an antibiotic and steroid coupled with a topical NSAID.

Cortical Cataract Patients Experience Greatest QOL Improvement

Study shows this in near activities. Posterior subcapsular patients saw the most improvement in far distance vision.

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June 4, 2024

Rethinking Dry Eye Disease: A Contemporary Approach to a Complex Condition
Location: Virtual
Presenters:  Karl G. Stonecipher, MD, and Jessica Steen, OD
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June 19, 2024

Showcasing Inflammation and IOP Control
Location: The Palm Nashville, TN
Presenters: Nora Lee Cothran, OD, and Walter Whitley, OD, MBA
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June 20, 2024

Current Thinking in Dry Eye Disease: Contemporary Perspectives on a Complex Condition
Location: Morton's The Steakhouse, Nashville, TN
Presenters: David Kading, OD, and Jessilin Quint, OD
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:00pm CT

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