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Using OCT before and after cataract surgery: what, why and how?

Prominent surgeons discuss how and why they use OCT exams for pre- and post-operative testing for cataract surgery.

SEP 22, 2019 · 26 MIN WATCH
Author

Eric Donnenfeld, MD

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Jeffrey Heier, MD

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John Hovanesian

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Ashley Brissette, MD

Summary

The importance of pre- and post-op assessment for cataract surgeons

When patients choose cataract surgery, it's often their expectation that a perfect 20/20 result will follow. Though this is often the case, it's the patient who comes in masking underlying conditions who may be left disappointed. With OCT as part of the pre-op screening, there's nothing left to chance.

Listen to four leading cataract surgeons discuss the many reasons they prefer to make OCT a compulsory part of their cataract practice.


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