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Two new FDA-approved products simplify drug delivery after cataract surgery

1 month ago   |   By Healio

KOLOA, Hawaii - Ninety-two percent of patients do not take drops adequately after cataract surgery, John A. Hovanesian, MD, said at Hawaiian Eye 2020.
According to Hovanesian, there are a few options to solve this problem: use fewer drops or eliminate them all together.
“We need a solution that will be FDA approved, ideally one that is proven safe and effective, delivered close to the target tissue, inexpensive or reimbursed to our patients, and kind to the surface of the eye,” he said.
Lotemax SM (loteprednol etabonate ophthalmic gel 0.38%, Bausch + Lomb) and Inveltys
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VIDEO: Femtosecond laser helpful in some complex cataract cases

1 month ago   |   By Healio

KOLOA, Hawaii - At Hawaiian Eye 2020, Marjan Farid, MD, discusses different complex cataract surgery cases in which femtosecond laser is beneficial over traditional phacoemulsification.
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VIDEO: Donnenfeld adds cross-linking, ablation to cataract surgery

1 month ago   |   By Healio

KOLOA, Hawaii - At Hawaiian Eye 2020, Eric D. Donnenfeld, MD, discusses his new regimen of adding corneal cross-linking and topographic laser ablation to cataract surgery in patients with keratoconus.
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