NSAIDs, steroids reduce rates of CME, infection during lens-based surgery

CHICAGO β€” The use of NSAIDs and steroids can reduce cystoid macular edema and intracameral antibiotics can reduce infection for patients during lens-based surgery, a speaker said here.
β€œIn diabetics, the PREMED study part 2 showed that subconjunctival steroid triamcinolone was also useful,” Bonnie An Henderson, MD, said at Refractive Surgery Subspecialty Day preceding the American Academy of Ophthalmology annual meeting.
Patients at higher risk for cystoid macular edema are those with epiretinal membrane, diabetic retinopathy, vein occlusion, artery occlusions, uveitis or

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