Is it time for a new attitude to "simultaneous" bilateral cataract surgery?

  title={Is it time for a new attitude to "simultaneous" bilateral cataract surgery?},
  author={Guy Smith and Christopher S. C. Liu},
  journal={The British journal of ophthalmology},
  volume={85 12},
Almost every discussion on simultaneous bilateral cataract surgery (SBCS) for senescent cataracts begins with a comment on its controversial nature. The question is can the benefits of bilateral surgery justify the risk of simultaneous bilateral complications, in particular endophthalmitis? Operating on the second eye immediately after the first is an option that does have potential advantages. These can be separated into the clinical benefits to the patient and economic benefits to the patient… CONTINUE READING

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