January 25th 2023
Researchers found that prompt intervention may improve the prognosis of fungal endophthalmitis caused by contaminated medical products.
January 24th 2023
Benefits include eliminating eyeglass problems and boosting patient confidence.
December 22nd 2022
In the second deal between Harrow and Novartis, the former is expected to add 5 ophthalmic products to its portfolio.
November 2nd 2022
The main outcome measures were the baseline cataract severity and self-reported cataract surgery at a 15-year visit.
September 18th 2022
As technology improves, less-invasive treatments save patients time and money.
AI accuracy improves IOL prediction models for high myopic patients
Low prediction errors from 2 evaluated formulas shows promise for accurate prediction of IOL formulas in high myopic patients.
Don’t forget the eyelids in refractive and cataract surgery
Evaluating patients’ eyelids before cataract and refractive surgery is crucial, as ptosis can create unwanted adverse effects and alter outcomes.
FDA approves first small aperture IOL for cataract surgery
AcuFocus's IC-8 Apthera IOL features a proprietary small aperture technology that filters out peripheral defocused light and allows only focused light to reach the retina.
Poll: When do you feel it is time to discuss cataracts with your patients?
Dr. Koetting asks: When do you feel it is time to discuss cataracts with your patients?
Removing complex cataracts at advanced surgery center
The Medical University of South Carolina offers brand new, state-of-the-art surgery center dedicated solely to ophthalmic procedures.
5 easy steps in cataract co-management
Mitch Ibach, OD, and Damon Dierker, OD, explore how the current landscape in cataract surgery shows an upward swing in the number of surgeries that are being performed in increasingly younger patients by an increasingly small number of surgeons.
Shared care of the ocular surface before and after cataract surgery
Practices must efficiently integrate optometry and ophthalmology, delegating appropriate care to the proper specialist, in order to ensure patients’ total eye care needs are best met.
New findings identify top 3 barriers to pediatric cataract treatment in India
Research also highlights the top factors that lead to care, which can be used to improve parents' uptake of sight-saving surgery for their children.
Quiz: Postoperative care
Test your knowledge!
A narrative guide for cataract postoperative surgical care
Expected findings in follow-up, management, and potential complications.
A chance to be the hero
Reducing the burden of drops can improve patients’ QOL and prevent progression of glaucoma.
5 phrases to communicate with LASIK patients
Effectively communicate risks, benefits, and surgery potential
Why ODs should prepare patients for surgery years before they need it
The earlier patients are prepared for surgery, the better the outcomes will be
More falls for cataract surgery patients with delayed surgery
The best outcomes for cataract surgery occur when surgery is performed soon after vision problems develop.
Cataract surgery 2020 update
Find out the latest on technologies, techniques, and treatments
When cataract outcomes are confounded by dry eye
Three cases illustrate the perils of failing to address ocular surface disease
Video: How OSD affects advanced technology IOLs
How the tear film affects IOL measurements
Studies highlight importance of tear film stability in cataract and refractive surgery outcomes
FDA lists cataracts as warning on cigarettes
Spiking IOP not what I thought
Laser vision correction: Look backward to move forward
There is a lot to learn from the history of LASIK if ODs are willing to unearth it.
Technological advancements in glaucoma management
Modern optometry can provide advanced outcome support to patients with glaucoma.
Go beyond fish oil with astaxanthin in krill oil
This carotenoid helps with dry eye, glaucoma, AMD, eye fatigue, and more.
SD-OCT shows schisis advancements due to sickle cell
Retinoschisis can make diagnosing open-angle glaucoma especially difficult for optometrists.
Unlock the potential of refractive surgery
Modern refractive surgery offers additional approaches for collaborative patient care.
Cataract surgery problem solving: Is technology the answer?
New techniques and technologies are expanding the optometrist’s role in cataract surgery
Look at more than the optic nerve head in glaucoma patients
Epiretinal membranes can affect accuracy of a glaucooma diagnosis and disease monitoring
New guidelines in OSD evaluation before surgery
OSD evaluation remains imperative before cataract referral, even in asymptomatic patients.
Don’t shy away from steroid use for surgery patients
Treating inflammation on anterior service proves to be effective post-surgery
Surgical update 2019: What every OD needs to know
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