Light Adjustable Intraocular Lenses for Cataracts
September 26, 2022
Light Adjustable Intraocular Lenses for Cataracts

A Light Adjustable Intraocular Lens is a special type of IOL that is usually placed on the eye following cataract surgery. As the name suggests, this type of IOL can be customized using UV light treatments.

How Cataract Surgery Evolved in Time
September 19, 2022
How Cataract Surgery Evolved in Time

The normal crystalline lens of the eye is a clear structure suspended in its natural position by zonular fibers from the ciliary body.

Risk Factors for Developing Endophthalmitis After Cataract Surgery
September 08, 2022
Risk Factors for Developing Endophthalmitis After Cataract Surgery

The prevalence of postprocedural endophthalmitis has increased in recent years, due in part to a wider range of indications for ophthalmic procedures, better access to treatments and therefore an increase in the overall number of surgical interventions...

Corneal Surface Irregularities & Cataract Surgery
September 02, 2022
Corneal Surface Irregularities & Cataract Surgery

The process of getting a patient with an irregular cornea to the visual correction step of their journey can take a lot of different routes and is determined on an individual basis.

Iris Fixation IOL Technique in Cataract Surgery
September 01, 2022
Iris Fixation IOL Technique in Cataract Surgery

Options for intraocular lens (IOL) implantation in the absence of capsular support include anterior chamber IOLs, iris-fixated IOLs, and scleral-fixated IOLs.

Understanding the Benefits of Laser Cataract Surgery
August 29, 2022
Understanding the Benefits of Laser Cataract Surgery

In laser cataract surgery, a laser is used to make the incision and lens opening and to fragment the lens.

Selection of IOL In Refractive Cataract Surgery
August 25, 2022
Selection of IOL In Refractive Cataract Surgery

Refractive accuracy in cataract surgery is increasingly important. Patients expect to obtain excellent visual acuity and quality after surgery, and the margin for error is narrowing.

The Surgical Accuracy and Efficiency with Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery
August 23, 2022
The Surgical Accuracy and Efficiency with Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery

Femtosecond laser assisted cataract surgery (FLACS) can improve surgical accuracy and efficiency by standardizing corneal incisions and improving centration, circularity, and intended diameter of the capsulotomy.

The Benefits of Photodynamic Therapy
August 18, 2022
The Benefits of Photodynamic Therapy

Photodynamic Therapy (PDT), introduced to ophthalmology in 2000, is a therapeutic procedure which utilizes the photosensitive intravenous drug, verteporfin (Visudyne, Bausch & Lomb) in combination with a low power, long duration infrared laser.

Pre-operative IOP Hints After Cataract Surgery
August 15, 2022
Pre-operative IOP Hints After Cataract Surgery

The phenomenon of elevated IOP following cataract surgery has been documented since the 1950s. In 1976, a review of 630 cases of cataract extraction with lens implants concluded that elevated IOP was transient and benign.

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