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PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to assess the causes and possible solutions for patient dissatisfaction after the implantation of presbyopia-correcting intraocular lenses (IOLs). METHODS This study was a retrospective review of clinical records. All patients who were seen between January 2009 and December 2013 whose primary reason for consultation(More)
PURPOSE To compare capsulotomy outcomes between two femtosecond laser platforms for cataract surgery. METHODS This retrospective case series included 205 eyes of 162 consecutive patients (75 male and 87 female) aged 68.32 ± 10.27 years (range: 38 to 92 years) who underwent femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery (FLACS) using either the LenSx (Alcon(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the ocular surface parameters that could predict patient satisfaction after single application of vectored thermal pulsation (VTP). METHODS This is a retrospective interventional case series; it included consecutive patients who underwent bilateral VTP for management of symptomatic meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD). Patients received a(More)
PURPOSE To compare the age at the time of cataract surgery in patients who have undergone microkeratome-assisted LASIK versus individuals matched for axial length, cataract grade, and visual acuity with no history of refractive surgery. METHODS Retrospective chart review of patients who underwent cataract extraction between September 2013 and March 2015(More)
PURPOSE To assess and compare the changes in endothelial cell density in diabetic and nondiabetic patients after routine phacoemulsification cataract surgery. SETTING Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA. DESIGN Retrospective nonrandomized cohort study. METHODS This retrospective study included diabetic and(More)
PURPOSE To compare the mean cumulative dissipated energy (CDE) in patients having femtosecond laser-assisted or conventional phacoemulsification cataract surgery using 2 different phacoemulsification platforms. SETTING Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, Florida, USA. DESIGN Prospective comparative nonrandomized clinical study. METHODS Consecutive(More)
PURPOSE To assess pupil diameter before and after femtosecond laser-assisted capsulotomy in patients who were pretreated with a short-term topical nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) (ketorolac) versus those without pretreatment. METHODS This prospective, randomized, observational case series included consecutive patients scheduled to undergo(More)
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