Cataract Surgery

Cataract Surgeons Increasingly Administer Off-Label IC Antibiotic Prophylaxis

About 66% of doctors use this option currently, while 93% would add it to their protocol if a drug was approved by the FDA, survey finds.
08/05/2021

Music Listening Pre-Cataract Surgery Reduces Stress and Tachycardia

Individuals in the intervention group had roughly 39% fewer hypertensive events during the procedure.
08/02/2021

Risk Factors for Post-Cataract Surgery Complications

Posterior capsule rupture, older age, male sex and high myopia increased the risk for retinal detachment after cataract surgery, study finds.
07/19/2021

Certain Factors Predict Worse Cataract Surgery Outcomes

These included ocular comorbidities, secondary IOL implantation and cystoid macular edema development, study finds.
07/15/2021

Results Slightly Worse For Same-Day Bilateral Cataract Surgery

An analysis of almost two million IRIS Registry participants reveals that race, insurance type and comorbid eye disease were also associated with decreased acuity.
07/07/2021

Worse Acuity and Cataracts Associated with Balance Problems

Visually impaired older adults may consequently face an increased risk of falls or injury.
06/29/2021

Mostly Positive Results for Diabetic Patients After Cataract Surgery

Two-thirds of eyes achieved 20/40 or better acuity postoperatively, though the rate remained lower than the general population.
06/29/2021

Jury Still Out on Best Treatment for Post-cataract CME

Experts pondered the still-evolving roles of NSAID use, dropless drug delivery and pretreatment in a recent commentary.
06/28/2021

Cataract Surgery Protocols Lack Consistency Across the Globe

Still, experts say there’s no “one size fits all” approach that should be adopted.
06/24/2021

High Myopes at Elevated Risk for Cataract Complications

Posterior capsular rupture, retinal detachment, traction maculopathy and others occurred more frequently.
06/02/2021

Upcoming Events

August 5, 2021

Treatment Option for Diabetic Retinopathy and Diabetic Macular Edema
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Leo Semes, OD, FAAO and Nancy M. Holekamp, MD
8:00–9:00pm EST

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August 19, 2021

Understanding Diabetic Retinopathy and Diabetic Macular Edema
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: A. Paul Chous, OD, FAAO and Nathan C. Steinle, MD
9:00–10:00pm EST

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August 26, 2021

Early Identification and Timely Referral
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO, and Dilsher S. Dhoot, MD
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