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Cataract Surgery

Cataract Care: Can a Carrot Replace the Scalpel?

Certain vitamins and carotenoids may significantly reduce risk, study says.
April 2, 2019

Early Cataract Surgery a No-go for Some Infants

The procedure may put them at high risk of post-lensectomy glaucoma.
March 20, 2019

Don’t Wait to Prescribe Glasses Post-cataract Surgery

Research shows vision stabilizes within two weeks.
March 19, 2019

Good Data on Blue Light-Filtering IOLs Still Elusive

Trials assessing association with macular health and/or visual function need robust redesign for better comparison and reporting.
March 18, 2019

Simulator Offers Patients Preoperative IOL Preview

A new technology offers a sample of life with multifocal lens implants.
March 11, 2019

FDA Recalls Raindrop Inlay

Agency pulls all unused implants due to the risk of corneal haze.
March 8, 2019

African-Americans at Elevated Risk for Post-cataract Uveitis

But it doesn’t seem to lead to worse visual outcomes, a new study finds.
March 7, 2019

Factors in IOL Calcification ID’d

Hydrophilic acrylic materials and the use of intraocular gas were noted.
March 1, 2019

Yes, Patient Education Videos Do Work

It’s an inexpensive, effective way to reduce anxiety and improve the overall experience.
February 28, 2019

Are Pre-Cataract Surgery Risk Questionnaires Necessary?

Research says this history gathering method garners few results.
February 15, 2019