WAILEA, Hawaii — At Hawaiian Eye 2018, John P. Berdahl, MD, discusses the steps to take to identify the reasons for an unhappy multifocal IOL patient and how to turn that patient into a happy patient.
According to a Finnish study, statin medication seems to reduce the risk of repeated surgery in patients who undergo a vitrectomy to treat a detached retina. The researchers believe that statins might prevent the formation of scar tissue inside the eye.
WAILEA, Hawaii — At Hawaiian Eye 2018, Quentin B. Allen, MD, discusses supraciliary shunts to treat glaucoma in cataract surgery.
WAILEA, Hawaii — At Hawaiian Eye 2018, Nick Curtis, CEO of Lensar, discusses the company’s acquisition of Precision Eye Services and the impact it will have on their business.
WAILEA, Hawaii — At Hawaiian Eye 2018, Allison W. Shuren, MSN, JD, discusses the uptick in physicians being held individually liable at the federal and state level under the False Claims Act.
WAILEA, Hawaii — There are surgical and nonsurgical options for the management of patients who were implanted with a presbyopic IOL and have residual refractive error, according to Audrey Talley Rostov, MD.
“It’s important to meet patient expectations and have patient considerations [in mind],” Rostov said at Hawaiian Eye 2018.
Rostov recommends determining if the patient is functional and if there is any co-existing pathology. Understanding the best-corrected vision is also important.
Determine whether the refractive is stable or unstable. Be sure to carefully evaluate