Cataract & Refractive

AAO: Drop-free prophylaxis regimen before cataract surgery lowers treatment burden with caveats

During AAO 2020, Neal H. Shorstein, MD, explains how physicians at Kaiser Permanente have a streamlined regimen using a prophylactic drop-free drug before cataract surgery for more than a decade.

AAO: Preventing cystoid macular oedema after cataract surgery

Rudy Nuijts of the University Eye Clinic Maastricht, the Netherlands, discusses the highlights of his AAO 2020 presentation on a combination treatment regimen for lowering the incidence of cystoid macular oedema following category surgery.

The role of astigmatism in cataract surgery with premium IOLs

The possibility of taking precise measurements of total corneal astigmatism enable more patients to be spectacle-free following cataract surgery.

Extended depth-of-field IOLs: Clarification of current nomenclature

October 02, 2020

Clinicians and surgeons should be aware of the misleading use of the EDOF concept. The authors herein propose an alternative terminology and that lenses which have combined optical designs are referred to as ‘hybrid IOLs’.

Small-aperture IOL poised to fill unmet need

August 06, 2020

The one-piece, small-aperture IOL IC-8 was found in a retrospective comparative review of studies to enhance vision at all distances, with improved visual acuities and a broad range of continuous functional vision.