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New technologies allow surgeons to target lower astigmatism thresholds

New technologies allow surgeons to target lower astigmatism thresholds

3 hours ago   |   Healio

Even small amounts of astigmatism reduce patients' postoperative quality of uncorrected vision and satisfaction after refractive cataract surgery. Refractive cataract surgery...
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Inquest begins into death of mother who died after surgery

1 day ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

The family of a mother who died after she underwent cataract surgery is hoping an Inquest will provide answers.
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VIDEO: Diagnostics, operative precision key to refractive enhancement

VIDEO: Diagnostics, operative precision key to refractive enhancement

6 days ago   |   Healio

KOLOA, Hawaii - In this Healio Video Perspective from Hawaiian Eye 2023, Karl G. Stonecipher, MD, discusses enhancement strategies for cataract surgery. “It's a continuum. You...
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Q&A: Updating standards for collecting, reporting outcomes of lens-based surgery

Q&A: Updating standards for collecting, reporting outcomes of lens-based surgery

13 days ago   |   Healio

A guest editorial published in the Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery provided updated criteria for collecting, analyzing and reporting the outcomes of lens-based...
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UT Southwestern experts offer several techniques for secondary intraocular lens placement

14 days ago   |   News Medical

Patients undergoing cataract surgery typically have their natural lens replaced with an artificial intraocular lens. But complications occasionally arise that require the...
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VIDEO: Corneal comorbidities considered in choice of IOL

VIDEO: Corneal comorbidities considered in choice of IOL

19 days ago   |   Healio   |   4 articles

KOLOA, Hawaii - In this Healio Video Perspective from Hawaiian Eye 2023, Elizabeth Yeu, MD, discusses considerations for choosing the appropriate lens implant for cataract...
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VIDEO: First determine source of residual refractive error, then go from there

VIDEO: First determine source of residual refractive error, then go from there

19 days ago   |   Healio   |   4 articles

KOLOA, Hawaii - In this Healio Video Perspective from Hawaiian Eye 2023, Marjan Farid, MD, discusses residual refractive error after cataract surgery. If the residual...
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VIDEO: Address reasons for patient dissatisfaction to make them happier

VIDEO: Address reasons for patient dissatisfaction to make them happier

20 days ago   |   Healio   |   4 articles

KOLOA, Hawaii - In this Healio Video Perspective from Hawaiian Eye 2023, John P. Berdahl, MD, discusses his strategy for meeting the needs of an unhappy refractive cataract...
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Extra precautions needed when treating cataract patients with glaucoma

Extra precautions needed when treating cataract patients with glaucoma

20 days ago   |   Healio

KOLOA, Hawaii - Cataract surgeons may need to monitor patients with glaucoma more than the average cataract patient, including discussing vision expectations and future IOP...
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Bausch + Lomb announces acquisition of AcuFocus

Bausch + Lomb announces acquisition of AcuFocus

21 days ago   |   Healio

KOLOA, Hawaii - Bausch + Lomb has announced that an affiliate of the company has acquired AcuFocus. The announcement follows FDA approval of AcuFocus' IC-8 Apthera...
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New technologies allow surgeons to target lower astigmatism thresholds

New technologies allow surgeons to target lower astigmatism thresholds

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