Cataract Therapeutics

The history of progress and innovation in cataract surgery

Innovations have made procedure quick, safe, effective.

Rejuvenation of outflow system: The time has come for procedure

Goniotomy-viscodilation cataract surgery controls IOP without medications.

Celebrating a pivotal moment in laser-vision correction history

Advances in laser-vision correction provide visual results that often surpass 20/20.

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

November 15, 2020

Speaking during the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s virtual 2020 annual meeting, Neal H. Shorstein, MD, explained how physicians at Kaiser Permanente have been using a prophylactic drop-free drug regimen before cataract surgery for more than a decade. Their regimen is so streamlined that the only drop that patients receive in anticipation of cataract surgery is a supplemental dilation drop instilled preoperatively while they are still in the holding area.

(AAO) Preventing cystoid macular oedema after cataract surgery

November 15, 2020

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.