Vitamins may reduce postop astigmatism

Overmeyer, Robert H.
April 1995
Ophthalmology Times;4/10/95, Vol. 20 Issue 15, p26
Trade Publication
Reports on the results of a study conducted by doctor Matthew D. Paul and colleagues to determine whether vitamin supplements can speed healing and reduce postoperative astigmatism in patients undergoing cataract surgery. Analysis of 50 patients who have undergone sutured or sutureless cataract surgery; Plan to repeat the study with small-incision surgery.


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