Cataract Surgery

Dementia Patients Fare Well with Cataract Surgery

Study finds these individuals are not at a higher risk for post-op complications.
09/07/2020

Post-op AION Not Immediate

Study finds greater incidence in first year after cataract surgery, but not within first two months.
08/31/2020

Stop the Drop?

Newer drug options are quickly making a name for themselves when it comes to post-op care.
08/15/2020

Cataract Surgery May Lower Alzheimer’s Risk

The protective effect was strongest within the first five years post-op.
06/22/2020

NSAIDs Improve Post-cataract Results

Dropless surgery, however, was less effective at controlling inflammation.
06/18/2020

Cycloablation/Cataract Combo Gets Good Marks

Despite similar BCVA, the additional procedure can have unexpected benefits.
06/12/2020

Researchers Question Post-op Combo Use

They found no significant difference in endophthalmitis incidence in patients who received tobramycin-dexamethasone than those who didn’t.
06/10/2020

Address Renal Failure Issues Before IOL Implantation

Monitoring RBC, hemoglobin, creatinine and urea levels could help predict post-op visual outcomes.
06/09/2020

Cataract Surgery Lowers IOP Only Moderately

Research could help clarify the value of MIGS devices.
05/18/2020

Factors Linked With IOL Complications Revealed

Clinicians should consider previous surgery, axial length and lens thicknes when evaluating patients for surgery.
05/07/2020

Upcoming Events

September 22, 2020

Beyond Refraction: Contoured Prism Correction for Symptomatic Headache, Neck Tension and Digital Eye Strain
Location: Virtual Event
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
8:00pm EST
Earn 1 LIVE COPE Credit

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September 24, 2020

Establishing a Partnership in the Effective Management of Patients With Diabetic Retinal Disease: Early Detection, Monitoring, and Timely Referral
Speakers: Lloyd Clark, MD and Mark T. Dunbar, OD, AAO
8:00pm EST

Sponsored by Regeneron

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October 2-3, 2020

Optometric Glaucoma Symposium Fall Conference
Location: Virtual Event
Program Co-chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, FAAO and Robert N. Weinreb, MD
Earn 12 LIVE COPE Credits

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