Study Finds Faster Recovery With FLACS In Vitrectomized Eyes Study Finds Faster Recovery With FLACS In Vitrectomized Eyes
Dr Garg discusses a paper from Cai and colleagues comparing femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery (FLACS) to conventional surgery for complex cataracts in eyes with prior vitrectomy.Medscape Ophthalmology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 26, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ophthalmology Viewpoint Source Type: news

P.E.I. behind national benchmark for cataract surgery wait times
Pierre Filion still has enough eyesight to read, though he sometimes has to use a magnifying glass for prescription labels and other small type. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - January 18, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/PEI Source Type: news

Use of Anesthesia Care for Cataract Surgery Examined
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 19, 2022 -- Anesthesia care is more common among Medicare beneficiaries undergoing cataract surgery versus other low-risk procedures, and fewer cataract surgery patients experience systemic complications within seven days, according... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 19, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Posterior Capsule Rupture Posterior Capsule Rupture
Dr Garg discusses posterior capsule rupture (PCR), one of the most common complications of cataract surgery.Medscape Ophthalmology (Source: Medscape Ophthalmology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Ophthalmology Headlines - October 14, 2022 Category: Opthalmology Tags: Ophthalmology Viewpoint Source Type: news

Combined Glaucoma + Cataract Surgery as Effective as Separate Combined Glaucoma + Cataract Surgery as Effective as Separate
A national registry study of 153,000 eyes found that glaucoma surgery done during cataract procedures had lower failure rates than doing two separate operations.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 4, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ophthalmology News Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Vision Introduces All Purpose EDOF, TECNIS Symfony OptiBlue IOL, the Latest PC-IOL Powered by InteliLight Technology
IRVINE, Calif. – Sept. 27, 2022 – Johnson & Johnson Vision,** a global leader in eye health and part of Johnson & Johnson MedTech,*** today announced availability of our presbyopia-correcting intraocular lens (PC-IOL) powered by InteliLight technology https://www.jnjvisionpro.com/intelilight , TECNIS Symfony OptiBlue IOL. This extended depth-of-focus (EDOF) lens expands presbyopia correction to more patients and joins TECNIS Synergy IOL, a high-performance hybrid lens designed for spectacle independence****, in the InteliLight portfolio. These two complementary products deliver superior* contrast and low-light ...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - September 28, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

September 2022
Healthy Social Media Habits : How You Use It Matters Tracking COVID-19 in Wastewater Cloudy Vision? : It Could Be Cataracts Q&A: Dr. Chantal Cousineau-Krieger on Cataract Surgery Monkeypox: What You Should Know Science Education: Biomedical Imaging& Bioengineering (Source: NIH News in Health)
Source: NIH News in Health - August 29, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New cataract surgery options can restore your vision
Advances in cataract surgery have expanded options, including the ability to go “spectacle-free,” for many patients. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - August 22, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Association of blue light-filtering intraocular lenses with all-cause and traffic accident-related injuries among patients undergoing bilateral cataract surgery in finland - Kanclerz P, Hecht I, Cunha M, Knyazer B, Laine I, Tuuminen R.
IMPORTANCE: Blue light-filtering (BLF) intraocular lenses (IOLs) have been widely used in clinical practice for more than 20 years and have been implanted in millions of patients with cataracts worldwide. However, little evidence on the association of BLF ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 19, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Ghana: Increase Cataract Surgery Support
[Ghanaian Times] An eye specialist, Dr Thomas Tontie Baah, has appealed to the government to increase the GH ¢350 it pays for cataract surgery under the National Health Insurance Scheme to expand access to surgery. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 12, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ghana: Increase Tariffs On Cataract Surgery Under NHIs - Dr Baah
[Ghanaian Times] An Eye Specialist, Dr Thomas Tontie Baah, has appeal to the government to increase the tariffs it pays for cataract surgery under the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) to expand access to the operations. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 11, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Characterizing Astigmatism Characterizing Astigmatism
Dr Garg discusses a paper from Girish Valluru and colleagues on astigmatism and its effect on cataract surgery.Medscape Ophthalmology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ophthalmology Commentary Source Type: news

Cataract Surgery: Humana Prior Authorization Plan Raises Concerns Cataract Surgery: Humana Prior Authorization Plan Raises Concerns
The American Academy of Ophthalmology objects to Humana ' s prior authorization plan for cataract surgery in Georgia, citing recent experience with a similar Aetna policy.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 8, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ophthalmology News Source Type: news

Prompt access to cataract surgery is vital for preventing falls in older people - Foss A.
[The publisher has not provided an abstract for this article.] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 22, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

The incidence of falls after first and second eye cataract surgery: a longitudinal cohort study - Keay L, Ho KC, Rogers K, McCluskey P, White AJ, Morlet N, Ng JQ, Lamoureux E, Pesudovs K, Stapleton FJ, Boufous S, Huang-Lung J, Palagyi A.
OBJECTIVE: To compare fall incidence, and visual acuity and refractive status, before surgery and after first and second eye cataract surgery. DESIGN, SETTING: Prospective observational study in eight tertiary referral ophthalmology clinics in public hospi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news