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Omidria maintains mydriasis during pediatric cataract surgery

2 days ago   |   Healio

There are benefits to using Omidria during pediatric cataract surgery, including in infants, according to a study. “Based on the findings from this study, Omidria is the only...
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Advances in therapeutics simplify postop inflammation management

13 days ago   |   Healio

Consistent and comprehensive communication between optometrists and ophthalmologists will always be the key to successful comanagement of cataract patients. While open...
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NSAIDs help reduce CME rate after cataract surgery

15 days ago   |   Healio

Only two of 504 eyes developed cystoid macular edema after undergoing cataract surgery and treatment with intraoperative and postoperative NSAIDs without steroids, according to...
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Small increase in capsulorrhexis diameter makes big difference in cataract surgery

15 days ago   |   Healio

The capsulorrhexis is a critical step of cataract surgery because it provides access to the lens material and then securely holds the IOL. The advantage of a tearing a...
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Telehealth a popular option for eye care during COVID-19 pandemic

15 days ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

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 latest...
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Study investigates efficacy of MIGS after subtracting cataract surgery effect

19 days ago   |   Healio

Both iStent implantation and Kahook Dual Blade goniotomy are effective in combination with cataract surgery to reduce IOP in patients with open-angle glaucoma, according to a...
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Deviation from refractive target frequent in uveitic cataract surgery

21 days ago   |   Healio

A large proportion of patients with uveitis who are undergoing cataract surgery may have refractive outcomes that deviate from the intended target. “Refractive outcomes have...
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Op-Ed: Americans Deserve Pain Management Beyond Opioids

Op-Ed: Americans Deserve Pain Management Beyond Opioids

23 days ago   |   MedPageToday

As an ophthalmologist for the past 29 years, I know that Americans who need cataract surgery are greatly affected by treatment options available to ophthalmic surgeons who...
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7-day levofloxacin/dexamethasone eye drops as effective as standard treatment after cataract surgery

24 days ago   |   News Medical

Santen EMEA and NTC are delighted to announce that the results of their phase III clinical study, LEADER7, have been published in Eye.
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VIDEO: Study shows efficiency of implantation, good visual results with toric IOL

25 days ago   |   Healio

In this video perspective from the virtual American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting, P. Dee G. Stephenson, MD, discusses a study she presented on the enVista...
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SC Orders To Pay Senior Citizens Special Attention Amid Covid-19

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MHAC's COVID-19 Updates and Resources: 8/5/20

In addition to an evolving COVID-19 resource page , MHAC is continuing to collect and share updates on COVID-19 from state government, federal agencies like the Centers for... Read more ...