Cataract Surgery

Seize underutilized opportunity to treat glaucoma during vitrectomy

Ophthalmologists can reduce IOP and medications with endocyclophotocoagulation while in the eye.

Emanuel: Educating patients diagnosed with cataracts is key for physicians

Matthew Emanuel, MD, of Glaucoma Associates of Texas, discusses some of the current trends in cataract surgery. He notes it is something that everyone deals with as they get older. It also can be an issue for pediatric patients. Emanuel also notes that it is important for physicians to be able to educate their patients on the disease.

Contribution of black-and-white filters for optimizing visualization during cataract surgery

While the surgeons reported that the BW filter provided higher contrast during nucleus and viscous removal and posterior capsular polishing, they subjectively reported no significant advantage of using a BW filter.

Oculis announces first patient enrolled in Phase 3 OPTIMIZE trial

June 30, 2022

OCS-01 is being reviewed for the treatment of inflammation and pain after cataract surgery, with the potential to become the first once-daily, topical and preservative-free corticosteroid for treating inflammation and pain following ocular surgery.

Cataract classification method allows for higher success rates of cataract surgery

May 05, 2022

Alex Dastgheib, MD, ABO, discusses the findings of the paper, "325 Cases of Phacoemulsification in Blind Cataracts," presented at the 2022 ASCRS conference in Washington, DC. The paper won the Challenging Cases session during the meeting.