cataract surgery

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Noun1.cataract surgery - eye surgery that involves removing all or part of the lens and replacing it with an intraocular lens implant
eye operation, eye surgery - any surgical procedure involving the eyes
intracapsular surgery - cataract surgery in which the entire lens is removed
extracapsular surgery - cataract surgery in which only the front of the lens is removed; the back of the lens capsule remains intact and provides support for the lens implant
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Synthesis of the literature on visual acuity and complications following cataract extraction with intraocular lens implantation.
Currently, iVeena has completed a pilot clinical trial of its lead product (IVMED-10) and is preparing two additional products for clinical trials in Q1 2018 including keratoconus (IVMED-80) and prophylaxis of retinal thickening associated with cataract extraction (IVMED-20).
Our finding of an inverse relationship between Medicare Advantage enrollment and CPT 66984 service volume is in line with previous research that found that switching from a fee-for-service payment model to a contact capitation reimbursement model was associated with a significant decrease in cataract extraction rates (Shrank et al.
1) The procedure of cataract extraction dates as far back as 600 BCE, where the primitive act of 'couching' was performed.
Four of eight residents had prior extracapsular cataract extraction experience and others had previous wet lab experience.
sup][4] reported a similar rate of endothelial cell loss in transplanted corneal grafts versus normal corneas after extracapsular cataract extraction (ECCE) and posterior chamber intraocular lens (PC-IOL) implantation.
There is no consensus on the age range within which posterior capsulotomy should be performed in the same surgical session as cataract extraction.
5% patients were safely rehabilitated with cataract extraction and IOL implantation and 70% had BCVA of 6/18-6/6.
2%) underwent cataract removal (phacoemulsification in 16 eyes and standard extracapsular cataract extraction in 2 eyes).
The first successful cataract extraction is attributed to the French ophthalmologist Jacques Daviel, who performed the procedure in 1747 and it heralded the start of the modern era in cataract surgery.
Studholme (2008) found in her review of methods of local anaesthesia used for cataract extraction that the patient's perspective of what creates the optimal ophthalmic anaesthesia would be helpful but it is often overlooked.
20,21] Recently, it has also been shown that phacoemulsification with continuous curvilinear capsulorhexis (CCC) induced a less severe blood-aqueous barrier breakdown than extra capsular cataract extraction (ECCE) with a linear capsulotomy.