Cataract/anterior segment

Patients rarely use social media, specifically Instagram, to document their experience after undergoing cataract surgery, however, ophthalmology professionals often use the platform to share patient testimonials and experiences, according to a poster presentation at the 2021 ASCRS Annual Meeting.

Between September 18, 2020 and October 1, 2020 the hashtags #cataract, #cataracts, #cataractsurgery, and #cataractsurgeon were used 183,156 on Instagram. The…


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  1. Jul 29, 2021

How do patients use social media after cataract surgery?

Patients rarely use social media, specifically Instagram, to document their experience after undergoing cataract surgery, however, ophthalmology professionals often use the platform to share patient testimonials and experiences, according to a poster presentation at…

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  1. Jul 22, 2021

Cataract surgery reduces average number ocular hypotensive medications

In patients with ocular hypertension, cataract surgery resulted in a sustained reduction in the average number of ocular hypotensive medications used, according to a study.

Using data from 92 participants (149…