Things Go Better with Cataract Surgery

In 1965, the largest beverage company in the world came up with the slogan: “Things go better with Coke.” Although very little has changed regarding the choice of, and techniques pertaining to, stand-alone glaucoma surgery, the past few years have brought us a multitude of novel intraocular pressure (IOP)-lowering procedures that are being used in combination with cataract surgery, an operation that is known to provide sustained lowering of IOP for at least 3 years. So although trabeculectomy and drainage device implantation remain the mainstays of conventional stand-alone surgery for (Read more...)

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