Therapeutic Cataract & Refractive

Celebrating a pivotal moment in laser-vision correction history

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

Antibiotic-steroid combination boosts confidence with delivery

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

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.