Cataract and Refractive Surgery

Cataract and Refractive Surgery News

  • Substantial Variability in Myopic Shift After Intraocular Lens Implantation Infants who undergo intraocular lens (IOL) implantation for congenital cataracts experience considerable variability in the myopic shift that accompanies the axial elongation after surgery, according to results from the Infant Aphakia Treatment Study (IATS).
  • USPSTF Issues Draft Vision Screening Recs for Young Kids The USPSTF has issued draft recommendations for vision screening in children aged 6 months to 5 years; recommendations are available for public comment on the USPSTF website through March 27.

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