Recording, reviewing cataract surgeries crucial to improving safety

ROME — Improving safety and avoiding complications are fundamental goals of cataract surgery. At the 2019 OSN Italy meeting, one surgeon said that there is no better way to do this than systematically videotaping, logging and evaluating all surgeries.
“There are a lot of mistakes that take place during cataract surgery, and you cannot identify all of the steps that led you to that specific problem unless you have a systematic way of going back, organizing the complications that do occur and reviewing them,” Steven H. Dewey, MD, said.
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