Healthy ocular surface maximizes outcomes after IOL implantation

Bechtel, Bryan
July 2009
Ocular Surgery News;7/10/2009, Vol. 27 Issue 13, p30
Academic Journal
The article reveals the contribution of preoperative recognition and management of ocular surface disorders in maximizing surgical outcomes and increasing patient satisfaction. According to Edward J. Holland, the presence of ocular surface disease can affect healing or even cause a defect in the visual axis. A healthy ocular surface can help contribute to quality of vision. It cites several common conditions that could potentially affect postsurgical outcomes, including dry eye, blepharitis and endophthalmitis.


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