The Auckland Cataract Study: Assessing Preoperative Risk Stratification Systems for Phacoemulsification Surgery in a Teaching Hospital.

PURPOSE To evaluate 2 preoperative risk stratification systems for assessing the risk of complications in phacoemulsification cataract surgery, performed by residents, fellows, and attending physicians in a public teaching hospital. DESIGN Cohort study. METHODS One observer assessed the clinical data of 500 consecutive cases, prior to… CONTINUE READING