Cataract surgery improves VA in patients with wet AMD

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Visual acuity significantly increased after cataract surgery in patients with neovascular age-related macular degeneration, according to a poster presented here at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology meeting.
In a retrospective observational clinical study, Andrew X. Chen, BS, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, and colleagues from Cole Eye Institute evaluated two groups of patients in their 70s who underwent cataract surgery: 188 with wet AMD who received anti-VEGF therapy prior to surgery and 129 with no

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