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Timing key to success of repositioning misaligned toric IOLs

September 21, 2017

IOL repositioning due to misalignment of toric IOLs should be performed between 1 and 3 weeks after primary surgery, according to a study.

The data of 6,431 eyes implanted with toric IOLs at eight surgical sites in Japan were retrospectively reviewed. Forty-two eyes (0.653%) underwent repositioning surgery at an average of 9.9 ± 7.5 days.

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Astigmatic effect from phaco incision placement

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, September 25, 2017
Uday Devgan, MD
Many patients desire a refractive correction at the same time as cataract surgery. This makes sense because we can correct a large degree of spherical refractive error…
CEDARS/ASPENS Debates

Array of devices available for preoperative cataract testing

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, September 25, 2017
Karolinne Maia Rocha, MD, PhD; Jonathan D. Solomon, MD
Welcome to another edition of CEDARS/ASPENS Debates. CEDARS/ASPENS is a joint society of cornea, cataract and refractive surgery specialists, here to discuss some of the…
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Surgeons address need for payment strategy for drop therapy alternative

September 18, 2017
Today, most patients undergoing cataract surgery must self-administer multiple eye drops pre- and postoperatively. Surgeons often prescribe an antibiotic, a steroid and…
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Psychometric Properties of a New Tool to Assess Task-Specific and Global Competency in Cataract Surgery

Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging Retina, May 2012, Volume 43 Issue 3
To establish and validate an assessment tool of cataract surgery performed by residents suitable for a competency-based…
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Cataract360TM - Fundamentals, Techniques, & Technology: Volume 1, Number 4

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: Treat ocular surface for good results with cataract and LASIK surgery

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