TITLE

Healthy ocular surface maximizes outcomes after IOL implantation

AUTHOR(S)
Bechtel, Bryan
PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
Ocular Surgery News;7/10/2009, Vol. 27 Issue 13, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
42515436

 

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