In a real-world setting, patients with cataracts and wet age-related macular degeneration underwent treatment for age-related macular degeneration fluid and surgery for cataracts. These patients did well postoperatively with no worsening of their neovascular process.
“Outcomes of Cataract Surgery in Patients With Exudative Age-related Macular Degeneration and Macular Fluid”
Am. J. Ophthalmol 192:91-97, August 2018
Matthew R. Starr; Michael A. Mahr; Andrew J. Barkmeier; Raymond Iezzi; Wendy M. Smith; Sophie J. Bakri
Full Paper: Outcomes of Cataract Surgery in Patients With Exudative Age-related Macular Degeneration and Macular Fluid
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Treatment for patients with central retinal artery occlusions or branch retinal artery occlusions with Hyperbaric Oxygen is successful if patient is treated within 48 hours.
This treatment is available at Norton Audubon Hospital. Roberto Penne-Casanova, M.D. has been trained in the U.S. Air Force and appointments can be made by calling 502-636-8380. At this time the facility is only staffed Mondays, 8am-12pm, Tuesdays, 8am-12pm and Thursdays, 7:30am-4pm.