• McDonald gives tips for screening cataract patients for DED

    1 month ago - By Healio

    WAILEA, Hawaii - It is important to be ‘kind, but firm' with patients who would benefit from getting dry eye under control before cataract surgery, according to a speaker at Hawaiian Eye 2021.
    Upon arrival for their preoperative cataract evaluation, new patients should fill out a psychometric questionnaire to rule out symptoms or a history of dry eye disease, Marguerite McDonald, MD, FACS, said.
    “A doctor can't order a dry eye test for everybody who comes into the office,” McDonald said. If a patient exhibits one symptom of dry eye disease on the Standardized
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  • VIDEO: Reasons to crosslink patients with keratoconus before cataract surgery

    VIDEO: Reasons to crosslink patients with keratoconus before cataract surgery

    1 month ago - By Healio

    WAILEA, Hawaii - In this video from Hawaiian Eye, Brandon D. Ayres, MD, discusses why patients with keratoconus and cataract should receive corneal collagen crosslinking prior to cataract surgery.
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