Cataract Surgery in Patients With Well-Controlled Glaucoma

Cataract Surgery in Patients With Well-Controlled Glaucoma

Cataracts are frequently found in eyes with glaucoma. This common problem has many individual solutions. The course of action chosen will depend on the Ophthalmologist’s own patient cohort, surgical experience and the type and severity of the glaucoma. In some cases, the glaucoma and cataract are part of the same process: pseudo-exfoliative glaucoma, uveitic glaucoma, … Read more

Does Everyone Get Cataracts? (Explained)

Does Everyone Get Cataracts

Does Everyone Get Cataracts Eventually? In a word, yes – but not necessarily at the same time. While cataracts tend to develop in one eye first, they eventually develop in the other eye as well, usually within a few months or years of the initial onset. Cataracts are a normal part of the aging process. … Read more

How to Improve Near Vision After Cataract Surgery (Simple Method)

How to Improve Near Vision After Cataract Surgery

Near vision after cataract surgery can be improved with prescription glasses or choosing (before surgery) bifocal or multifocal intraocular lens (IOL) for implantation during cataract surgery. It is a well-known fact that your near vision becomes poor after cataract surgery. This almost always happens when a monofocal intraocular lens (IOL) has been implanted during cataract … Read more

Does Diabetes Affect Cataract Surgery?

Does Diabetes Affect Cataract Surgery

According to the National Eye Institute, diabetes can affect surgical outcomes for cataract surgery. Diabetes can result in complications like retinal detachment, vitreous hemorrhage, and infections. The National Eye Institute found that these complications are more common in patients who have diabetes. Sometimes, diabetes has even led to blindness. Many people with diabetes have other … Read more

Ophthalmic Equipment Market to Grow and Expand Rapidly

slit lamp examination for glaucoma evaluation

USA, Canada, Europe, India and China are the biggest markets for the ophthalmic equipment and devices. With rapidly changing technology, ophthalmology practice will see significant growth in the coming years. Global ophthalmology device market has emerged as one of the growing segments in medical devices market, due to increased demand of ophthalmology devices for treatment … Read more

Now New Intra-Ocular Pressure Test Could Save The Vision Of Cataract Patients

Now New Intra-Ocular Pressure Test Could Save The Vision Of Cataract Patients

The eye undergoes fluctuations in intaocular pressure during cataract surgery. The exposure to high pressure may cause damage to the retinal nerve fiber layer and optic nerve. Precisely knowing the intraocular pressure especially at the end of cataract surgery will ensure the high pressure is managed immediately and efficiently to avoid glaucomatous damage to the … Read more