Cataract Surgery

Study finds sublingual troche, IV sedation are equivalent for cataract surgery

The method by which sedation is applied keep patients relaxed and comfortable throughout cataract surgery can be tailored similar to that of anesthesia — surgical anesthesia is not a one size fits all endeavor.

Focus on molecular mechanisms underlying cataract development

Several hundred genes are associated with congenital forms.

Comparable conscious sedation methods address individual patient needs

Sublingual troche sedation represents attractive anesthesia option for specific subset of patients with cataracts.