Archive for December 2021
I think that I have mentioned this before, but, given the date on the calendar, I thought I should revisit the topic. There is a special type of cataract that can form in some eyes that is called a christmas tree cataract. It earns that name due to all of the multicolored reflections that one…Read More
Newer isn’t always better
There was recently a discussion amongst some eye surgeons about new lens implants. (The necessary background here is that, following removal of a cataract, we almost always place a lens implant in the eye.) The prevailing opinion was that one of the really newest–“latest and greatest”–lens implant technologies is not giving the best outcomes after…Read More
How long is an eyeball?
For a roundish object, thinking about length doesn’t seem to make much sense. However, when we do cataract surgery, we have to think a lot about the distance between the front of the eye (the cornea) and the back of the eye (the retina). This is because, during cataract surgery, we place a lens implant…Read More