Cataract Surgery

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

Skipping it could lead to significant healthcare savings without compromising patient safety.
01/03/2019

Phaco Increases Trabecular Outflow Facility Post Cataract Surgery

Schiotz tonography used for the first time in this type of study.
12/19/2018

Are Topical Antibiotics Necessary After Cataract Surgery?

Not if the surgeon has already used an intracameral agent, study says.
12/14/2018

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.
12/12/2018

Cataract Surgery Lowers IOP, Widens Angles

Patients with angle closure hypertension benefit from the procedure.
12/10/2018

SD-OCT Detects Elusive Epiretinal Membrane

Post-op cataract surgery patients at risk for CME development.
11/07/2018

Cataract Complications Rare After Follow Up

Asymptomatic patients who check in seldom see ill effects.
11/02/2018

Cataract Surgery Reduces Cognitive Decline

Visual impairment may have causal impact on dementia risk.
10/23/2018

Cataract Patients Carry Significant Burden of Pre-op Astigmatism

A recent study suggests correcting this complication during surgery.
10/09/2018

Study: Cataract Surgery Patients Need OSD Intervention

80% of patients have at least one abnormal tear test result, a study suggests.
10/02/2018

Upcoming Events

February 15-19, 2019

Annual Winter Ophthalmic Conference
Location: The Westin Snowmass Conference Hotel
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Leo Semes, OD
Up to 20 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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March 7-10, 2019

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Orlando, FL
Location: Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 20 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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May 17-19, 2019

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye CareNashville, TN
Location: Gaylord Opry Resort & Convention Center
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 18 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)
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