VIDEO: Staff shortage on horizon for anesthesiologists in cataract surgery

WAILEA, Hawaii — In this Healio Video Perspective from Hawaiian Eye 2024, Kendall E. Donaldson, MD, MS, discusses current trends in anesthesia for cataract surgery.
“We know that there will be a 30% shortage in the anesthesia teams, as far as anesthesiologists and CRNAs, over the next 10 years. That’s a shortage of over 12,000 practitioners,” she said.
She also discusses the use of anesthesia with less invasive cataract surgery and in-office surgery.

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