Refractive outcomes with toric IOL implantation can be improved by taking into account the astigmatism of both the anterior and posterior surfaces of the cornea.
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Planned anisometropia in patients with long-standing diplopia who are undergoing bilateral cataract surgery can be a triple-win situation, providing clear uncorrected vision at both distance and near while simultaneously eliminating or reducing awareness of pre-existing double vision.
Independent medical practices continue to adopt electronic health record technology at an increasing rate.
Using interferon alpha-2b systemically for the treatment of refractory uveitic cystoid macular edema may be helpful in carefully selected patients.
Leading refractive surgeons agree wavefront-guided ablation is a significant advance in laser vision correction, but have different opinions about its role in treating myopic eyes with low higher-order aberrations.
Understanding the cause of elevated IOP in patients with uveitis is the basis for developing a rational treatment plan.
As outgoing president of the ASCRS, Edward J. Holland, MD, can be recognized for a number of accomplishments and the introduction of several new initiatives.
On April 20, Abbott Medical Optics announced that it had received FDA clearance for use of the 150-kHz iFS advanced femtosecond laser to create arcuate incisions during corneal surgery, including cataract surgery.
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Many agents have been investigated in clinical trials for neuroprotection in glaucoma, but none has proven efficacy, and so IOP control continues to be the mainstay strategy for preventing glaucoma progression.