The Ocular Surface Case Series is a quarterly video segment featuring experts in the area of ocular surface disease who discuss recent studies and their clinical experience. Christopher E. Starr, MD, FACS, of Weill Cornell Medical College in New York moderates this series and shares his pearls for treating the ocular surface.


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Laser Cataract Can Improve Outcomes

by Derek Cunningham, OD, Loretta Ng, OD, Walter Whitley, OD

Walter Whitley, OD, of Virginia Eye Consultants in Norfolk, Virginia, and Derek Cunningham, OD, of Dell Laser Consultants in Austin, Texas, discuss their experience with femtosecond laser cataract surgery, and incorporating this technology into practices. Loretta Ng, OD, of Jenkins Eye Care, recently published a study that cites an improvement in visual outcomes for patients receiving laser cataract surgery over patients receiving conventional phacoemulsification cataract surgery.