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PUBLICATION EXCLUSIVE: OCT screening before cataract surgery: Three must-know diseases

April 19, 2017

With the advent of OCT, we can examine the retina, particularly the macula, in high resolution before cataract surgery. This is important because the cataract may not be the sole cause of visual impairment, and patients need to have appropriate expectations set before cataract surgery.

OCT makes it easy to identify subtle macular changes that may not be apparent when the fundus is examined clinically. Using the principle of optical interferometry, these devices acquire sharp, high-resolution views of the retina even when there is dense media opacity.

BLOG: How do androgen and estrogen affect dry eye?

April 13, 2017
I work in the optometry clinic at a VA hospital, so I see a lot of men older than 65 years, and the vast majority of my patients have meibomian gland dysfunction. Some…

PUBLICATION EXCLUSIVE: Assia Pupil Expander useful for small pupils in routine and complex cataract surgeries

April 13, 2017
A well-dilated pupil is optimal for cataract surgery, including laser-assisted procedures, because it provides greater access to the cloudy lens, thus facilitating the…
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Younger children have larger reoperation risk after cataract surgery

April 11, 2017
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Children who undergo cataract surgery have a greater risk of needing reoperation if they are younger, according to a poster presented at the…
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Cataract360TM - Fundamentals, Techniques, & Technology: Volume 1, Number 3

This activity is supported by educational grants from Abbott Medical Optics, Alcon Research, Ltd., and Bausch + Lomb.

Successful cataract surgery is a multifactorial process that relies on numerous interconnected assessment, planning…
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VIDEO: Hovanesian gives pearls on achieving patient satisfaction after cataract surgery

February 4, 2017
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VIDEO: Low add multifocal IOLs reduce glare, increase visual acuity

February 4, 2017
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PUBLICATION EXCLUSIVE: OCT screening before cataract surgery: Three must-know diseases

April 19, 2017
With the advent of OCT, we can examine the retina, particularly the macula, in high resolution before cataract surgery. This is important because the…

BLOG: How do androgen and estrogen affect dry eye?

April 13, 2017
I work in the optometry clinic at a VA hospital, so I see a lot of men older than 65 years, and the vast majority of my patients have meibomian gland…

PUBLICATION EXCLUSIVE: Assia Pupil Expander useful for small pupils in routine and complex cataract surgeries

April 13, 2017
A well-dilated pupil is optimal for cataract surgery, including laser-assisted procedures, because it provides greater access to the cloudy lens…

Meeting News

Younger children have larger reoperation risk after cataract surgery

April 11, 2017
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Children who undergo cataract surgery have a greater risk of needing reoperation if they are younger, according to a poster…

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Select criteria aid success of primary IOL implantation in infants

April 8, 2017
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — When select criteria are met, primary IOL implantation is relatively safe and successful in children undergoing cataract…

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Controlling inflammation key for cataract surgery in children with uveitis

April 7, 2017
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The keys to success in cataract surgery in children with uveitis are making sure the inflammation stimulated by surgery is…

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Panel: Evaluate patients earlier for dry eye

April 7, 2017
NEW YORK – “We know that vision quality, healthy-looking eyes and successful contact lens wear are all related to what’s going on…

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Transscleral IOL fixation with CTR yields improved vision, stability in pediatric ectopia lentis

April 6, 2017
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Transscleral fixation of an IOL using a capsular tension ring in children with ectopia lentis yielded improved vision and…

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Better quality of vision with LASIK vs. PRK did not last after 1 month postop

April 4, 2017
LASIK offered patients better visual quality at 1 month postop compared with PRK, but the quality of vision was not significantly better at…

Feasibility trials for Harmoni Modular IOL enrolled

March 27, 2017
A series of feasibility trials for the Harmoni Modular IOL are fully enrolled, according to a press release from ClarVista Medical. The Harmoni…

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