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No Reimbursements for Femtosecond Cataract Surgery, Trial Recommends
A new comprehensive study brings to light the considerable cost disparities between FLACS and PCS, urging opthalmologists to reconsider their preferred surgical procedures for cataract treatment.
Ophthalmology June 22nd 2023
A Toxic Side Effect of Dropless Surgery
The current study is the largest case series (49 patients [50 eyes]) of retinal toxicity caused by a specific compounded formulation of triamcinolone-moxifloxacin to date. Patients were referred to Texas Retina Associates in Dallas after cataract surgery and were identified through an EMR system query up to 24 months after their initial presentation. This article describes the clinical presentation, course, and outcomes of a toxic posterior segment syndrome (TPSS) outbreak.
Ophthalmology February 27th 2023
How to Spot Retained Lens Fragments
After cataract surgery, a fragment of the lens is thought to stay in the eye in 0.3% to 1.1% of cases. Following cataract surgery, the retained cortex and nucleus respond differently: While the nucleus triggers a potent, destructive inflammatory response, the cortex only induces low-grade inflammation. Increased postoperative drops are administered more frequently, and if necessary, IOP-lowering medications are added.
Ophthalmology January 9th 2023