Cataract Surgery

Intracameral antibiotics are a win for cataract surgery prophylaxisIntracameral antibiotics used for prophylaxis are a preferred approach during cataract surgery.
Transzonular approach to antibiotic delivery during cataract surgery is preferableConcerns over the ocular surface, compliance, cost, and patient callbacks are lessened when surgeons take a transzonular approach to medication delivery during cataract surgery.
New EDOF IOL features novel optical design, reduced side effects, advanced chromatic optics
New IOL, automated delivery system expected to transform market
Integrating new technology into busy ophthalmic ASCAdopting new technologies across multiple practices using a single ambulatory surgery center can be challenging. A systematic approach leverages technology champions, employs consistent communications, and provides administrative support to secure reimbursement.
Pre-cataract surgery OCT means happier patient outcomesBecause a variety of vision-limiting macular pathologies are detectable only with OCT, this imaging should be performed in all patients undergoing cataract surgery.
How to manage patient’s IOL expectations pre-operativelyPatient selection is the key factor in obtaining the best visual outcomes after cataract surgery and intraocular lens implantation.
AAO 2017: New solutions, New inspirations, New OrleansThe 2017 meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology will convene in New Orleans from Nov. 11 to 14. Go to www.aao.org/annual meeting for the latest updates
Head to head: Balanced phaco tip more efficient than Kelman tipResearchers share findings from a comparison of relative efficiency and chatter of two phaco tips with identical optimal settings.
Aflibercept helps in ME patients with DR after cataract surgeryPatients with diabetic retinopathy have a high risk of developing macular edema after cataract surgery. Intravitreal injections of aflibercept might result in fewer patients developing macular edema in this patient population.
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