Cataract Surgery

SD-OCT Detects Elusive Epiretinal Membrane

Post-op cataract surgery patients at risk for CME development.

Cataract Complications Rare After Follow Up

Asymptomatic patients who check in seldom see ill effects.

Cataract Surgery Reduces Cognitive Decline

Visual impairment may have causal impact on dementia risk.

Cataract Patients Carry Significant Burden of Pre-op Astigmatism

A recent study suggests correcting this complication during surgery.

Study: Cataract Surgery Patients Need OSD Intervention

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

PPV Eyes More Vulnerable During Phaco

Although VA improves, complications remain after cataract surgery.

Cataract Surgery Reduces Traffic Accidents

Older drivers face higher risk due to impaired vision.

IOLs Safe in Patients Younger than Two

Pseudophakic children had more prevalent inflammation, but faster visual rehabilitation.

Drug-infused IOLs Ward Off PCO

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

Post-op Pain Could Last Months

Dry eye–like symptoms can persist six months after cataract extraction.

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)
Register here

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)
Register here

December 14-15, 2018

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


Jobs Powered By Local Eye Site