• Study investigates effects of cataract surgery on AMD

    12 days ago - By Healio

    Patients with age-related macular degeneration who are undergoing cataract surgery should be seen within 4 weeks after surgery and appropriately treated within 14 days if required.
    “It is possible that cataract surgery may reactivate wet AMD or make dry AMD turn wet,” Kavita Aggarwal, MD, said at the virtual European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons winter meeting.
    In a retrospective cohort study, all patients who underwent cataract surgery and were receiving intravitreal anti-VEGF injections over 1 year in a district general hospital setting in the U.K. were examined. A
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