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Survey: Some patients rate second-eye cataract surgery more painful than first

January 28, 2015

Cataract surgery in the second eye was perceived by some patients as being more painful and/or taking longer than surgery in the first eye, despite patients being more relaxed and less anxious during the second surgery, according to a survey.

The prospective study included 292 patients who underwent second-eye cataract surgery; 12 patients whose surgeries took longer than 30 minutes were excluded from analysis.

BLOG: Optometry in France

January 27, 2015
Bonjour! I’ve just returned from a wonderful week in Paris.I’m not just bragging about a wonderful trip, because I did speak at the Congres…
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Iluvien receives marketing authorization in Finland, Luxembourg

January 27, 2015
The Finnish Medicines Agency in Finland and the Ministry of Health in Luxembourg have granted Iluvien marketing authorization for the treatment of vision impairment…
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SCORE2 to explore primary, secondary therapies for CRVO

January 27, 2015
WAILEA, Hawaii — A new study is designed to examine first- and second-line treatments for central retinal vein occlusion, a speaker told colleagues…
Speaker shares pearls for better glaucoma management Meeting News Coverage

Speaker shares pearls for better glaucoma management

January 27, 2015
WAILEA, Hawaii — A speaker presented his pearls for better glaucoma management here at Hawaiian Eye 2015.Physicians should avoid unforced errors in glaucoma, Thomas W
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Postoperative Inflammation and Pain

Postoperative Inflammation and Pain: Elimination of the Dynamic Duo to Improve Patient Outcomes

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Bausch + Lomb.

Cataract surgery has improved in both safety and outcomes in recent years. With advances in surgical techniques…
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VIDEO: Surgeon updates Jetrea clinical safety

January 26, 2015
WAILEA, Hawaii – At Hawaiian Eye 2015, Peter Kaiser, MD, discusses the safety coniderations for patients undergoing…
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