Date: Thu 01/11/2018 - Sat 31/10/2020
Optometrist Credits: 0.50 General Credits
Event Type(s): Online
Number: +61 2 8336 8616
There are a number of clinical scenarios in which clinically significant cataracts are found in the presence of corneal disease. The presence of the corneal disease can complicate decision making around the timing and type of cataract surgery.
This overview highlights key clinical nuances associated with clinically significant cataracts found in the presence of corneal disease, the specific considerations of cataract surgery in these conditions, and the implications to postoperative management. Specific discussion centres on cataract in the presence of Fuchs’ dystrophy, keratoconus, previous corneal refractive surgery, dry eye, previous corneal transplantation, and pseudoexfoliation.