A recent study found that cataract surgery of the second eye improves the quality of life and visual function of the patient, above and beyond the benefits of the first eye surgery.
A study recently published in JAMA Ophthalmology found that long-term daily supplementation with selenium and/or vitamin E did not have a beneficial effect on cataract risk in men.
A recent study found that the first punctum plug developed to treat inflammation and pain following cataract surgery has been shown to be a reliable alternative to medicated eye drops.
Last week, the Associated Press reported that at least 24 people lost vision after undergoing cataract surgery at a free medical camp, but a new report says doctors may be able to restore sight for at least six patients.
Gulden Ophthalmics recently introduced its new Premium IOL lens inserts to use in conjunction with its Cataract Eye model to educate patients on their premium intraocular lens (IOL) options.
When it comes to acronyms, there is no ophthalmic sub-specialty that compares to corneal surgical procedures. For example, let’s take a look at corneal transplants and therapeutic surface treatments. Among KLAL, DALK, PLK, LK, DLEK, DSEK, DSAEK, DMEK, and DMAEK, there is no wonder why there is so much confusion.
During the American Academy of Optometry's Academy 2014, leading researchers and clinicians detailed the latest knowledge regarding the origins of and treatments for keratoconus.
During the American Academy of Optometry's Academy 2014, Josh Johnston, OD, clinical director, Georgia Eye Partners, Atlanta, presented five pearls for successfully comanaging premium intraocular lens (IOL) patients.
Haag-Streit Surgical recently announced it added several new features to its intraoperative OCT system, iOCT.
Bausch + Lomb recently announced that its next generation sub-micron gel formulation of loteprednol etabonate was statistically superior to placebo in eliminating inflammation and pain following cataract surgery by study Day 8, the primary endpoints in the first Phase 3, multi-center, double-masked, vehicle-controlled, parallel-group study.