Cataract Surgery

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

PPV Eyes More Vulnerable During Phaco

Although VA improves, complications remain after cataract surgery.
07/31/2018

Cataract Surgery Reduces Traffic Accidents

Older drivers face higher risk due to impaired vision.
07/05/2018

IOLs Safe in Patients Younger than Two

Pseudophakic children had more prevalent inflammation, but faster visual rehabilitation.
06/29/2018

Drug-infused IOLs Ward Off PCO

Post-op capsulotomy may one day be put out to pasture if this research holds up.
06/27/2018

Post-op Pain Could Last Months

Dry eye–like symptoms can persist six months after cataract extraction.
06/27/2018

Upcoming Events

November 18, 2018

Pathways to Premium Outcomes through Effective Surgical Comanagement with the Latest Technologies
Location: New York Athletic Club, New York, NY
Program Chairs: Paul Karpecki, OD, and Marc Bloomenstein, OD
Up to 6 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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November 30-December 1, 2018

The Optometric Retina Society and Review Group Vision Care Education Present: Retina Update 2018
Location: Fairmont Scottsdale, Scottsdale, AZ
Program Chairs: Steve Ferrucci, OD, and Mohammad Rafieetary, OD
Up to 11 CE credits (COPE approved)
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December 14-15, 2018

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location:
 Monarch Hotel, Dana Point, CA
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, OD
Up to 12 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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