The effects of cataract surgery on patients with wet macular degeneration.

@article{Saraf2015TheEO,
  title={The effects of cataract surgery on patients with wet macular degeneration.},
  author={Steven S. Saraf and Christina Ryu and Michael D. Ober},
  journal={American journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2015},
  volume={160 3},
  pages={
          487-492.e1
        }
}
PURPOSE To explore whether cataract surgery contributes to the progression of wet age-related macular degeneration (wet AMD). DESIGN Retrospective cohort study. METHODS Retrospective review was performed of consecutive patients with wet AMD who underwent cataract surgery at the midpoint of a 1-year study window. A control arm included wet AMD eyes treated with anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) injections that did not undergo cataract surgery for a 1-year period. Best-corrected… CONTINUE READING

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