Refractive Surgery

Managing Refractive Surgery Complications

Though refractive surgery has advanced a great deal over the decades, complications can still occur. Here’s what to expect from the major procedures.
02/10/2024

More Than One Way to Crack a Nucleus

Cataract surgeons discuss their preferred techniques and when to modify for certain scenarios.
02/10/2024

Survey: Surgeons Weigh in on IOLs

Cataract surgeons share their thoughts on monofocal, toric, premium and phakic intraocular lenses.
01/10/2024

SMILE Complications: What Not to Do

The most common problems that surgeons experience when starting small-incision lenticule extraction procedures.
01/10/2024

Getting the Best Results with Phakic Lenses

Refractive surgeons walk through the steps for phakic IOL implantation.
12/10/2023

The Ins and Outs of Customized LASIK

Topography-guided and topography-integrated/wavefront-guided treatments can produce excellent results, if surgeons can balance the art and science of the technology.
12/10/2023

LASIK Enhancements: Handle with Care

Refractive surgeons say the keys to managing these cases are patience and precision.
09/10/2023

Lessons on Clear Lens Extraction

IOL technologies are creating more appeal for refractive lens exchange. Here’s guidance on patient selection.
08/10/2023

Matching Patients with LASIK, SMILE or PRK

How refractive surgeons identify the optimal candidates for these laser-vision correction procedures.
07/10/2023

Managing Post-LASIK Pain

From dry-eye symptoms to severe neuropathic pain, refractive surgeons should be aware of these possible complaints.
06/10/2023