Pacific Cataract and Laser Institute optometrists Aaron Bronner, OD, (Kennewick, Wash.) and Ami Halvorson, OD, (Portland, Ore.) discuss comanagement of cataract, refractive, glaucoma and corneal surgical cases, including surgical concepts and postoperative complications. The authors report no financial disclosures.

BLOG: A stint on the iStent

March 14, 2018

It is estimated that 3.6 million cataract surgeries will be performed in the U.S. this year. Current estimates suggest more than 3 million Americans have glaucoma, and…

BLOG: Conditions that can be exacerbated by cataract surgery

February 19, 2018

Our last blog looked primarily at macular sources of reduced acuity that are frequently seen in a cataract patient and occur much more frequently than subtle corneal…

BLOG: Macular issues can reduce acuity in cataract patients

February 6, 2018

Our last blog discussed how cataract surgery has the potential to influence other ocular problems, and we looked at corneal sources of vision loss that need to be…

BLOG: Corneal masqueraders of cataract-induced vision loss

January 22, 2018

Cataract surgery is the most common surgery performed in the U.S. Because of the frequency we deal with these eyes, the process of referring a patient for surgery can…

BLOG: How to comanage patients receiving toric IOLs

December 21, 2017

With modern cataract surgery allowing for the correction of refractive error, including astigmatism and presbyopia, the refractive demands placed on this procedure are…

BLOG: Good outcomes seen in recently approved RxSight IOL

December 12, 2017

A recent and exciting FDA approval for the RxSight Light Adjustable Lens and Light Delivery Device has been achieved. This IOL, which was formally called the Calhoun…

BLOG: Some early postop issues just need a tincture of time

November 21, 2017

If someone were to ask what day of the week was my favorite day, aside from the obvious answer of Friday, I would most likely say postop day. There is an air of optimism…

BLOG: There’s nothing as boring as biometry

October 19, 2017

For our blog’s first real entry, we’d like to talk about the most boring, but perhaps most basic, element of cataract surgery outcomes: biometrics and the…

BLOG: Comanagement benefits patients, surgeons

September 13, 2017

Welcome to the maiden entry of our blog on surgical comanagement. Comanagement of ophthalmic surgery, the shared responsibility and care of a patient during his or her…