Cataract/anterior segment

Phacoemulsification with excisional goniotomy using the Kahook Dual Blade (New World Medical, Rancho Cucamonga, CA) reduces intraocular pressure (IOP), according to a recent analysis presented at the 2019 American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting. It is the longest follow-up study of the combined procedures.

The prospective, multi-center case series included 26 participants with cataracts and glaucoma undergoing phacoemulsification with excisional goniotomy. IOP and number of IOP medications used were recorded preoperatively and through 3 years…

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  1. Oct 17, 2019

AAO 2019: Phacoemulsification With Excisional Goniotomy Reduces IOP

Phacoemulsification with excisional goniotomy using the Kahook Dual Blade (New World Medical, Rancho Cucamonga, CA) reduces intraocular pressure (IOP), according to a recent analysis presented at the 2019 American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting. It is the longest follow-up study of…

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  1. Aug 30, 2019

Is Smoking Related to Cataract Surgery Risk in Patients With Diabetes?

A new study in Eye (London) found smoking was related to cataract and cataract surgery, and specifically examined whether smoking was related to cataract risk in patients with diabetes.

Participants (N = 9578,…