Cataract surgery linked to changes in choroidal thickness, study finds

Cataract surgery was associated with changes in choroidal thickness, with axial length and IOP being critical in evaluating those changes, according to a study. “The choroid may be involved in the pathogenesis of various ocular diseases,” the study authors said. “It has been suggested that cataract surgery is associated with the onset of AMD.” The prospective study included 100 eyes of 100 patients with a mean age of 72.5 years and no other ocular disease who underwent cataract surgery. A control group included 20 eyes of 20 age-matched subjects.

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