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Study finds no association between cataract surgery and AMD progression

Posted by: Dr. Damon Dierker on Monday, March 30, 2009 at 12:00:00 am

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and cataract are two of the leading causes of vision loss in the United States. Until recently, it was unclear whether some patients ...


Multifocal IOLs outperform standard lens implants

Posted by: Dr. Damon Dierker on Tuesday, September 23, 2008 at 12:00:00 am

A study in the current issue of Ophthalmology demonstrated increased patient satisfaction with newer generation intraocular lenses (IOL) implanted after cataract surgery. The ...


Retinal cell transplant shows promise

Posted by: Dr. Damon Dierker on Thursday, July 24, 2008 at 12:00:00 am

Preliminary results have shown that an improvement in vision is possible in select patients undergoing experimental retinal cell transplantation. In a study reported in this ...