In-office procedures can regularize corneas before cataract surgery

WAILEA, Hawaii — Corneal irregularities should not be missed and must be treated before patients are scheduled for cataract surgery to avoid disappointing refractive outcomes.
At Hawaiian Eye 2024, Marjan Farid, MD, gave advice on how to deal with irregular corneas of various etiologies using in-office procedures that optimize the surface and improve candidacy for advanced-technology IOLs.
The characteristic whitish bumps of Salzmann’s nodular degeneration may be subtle and hidden, as shown by Farid in one of her cases.
“Lift the eyelids to look at the superior cornea,”

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