Cataract Surgery Post-Op Care

According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, approximately 24.5 million Americans have cataracts, a leading cause of vision impairment in the United States. Over 4 million cataract surgeries are performed each year, making it the most common surgery performed in the U.S.

While cataract surgery remains the most effective way to help restore vision for those with cataracts, treatment of surgically induced inflammation remains an important component of patient care.

Did You Know?
• Cataract prevalence in the United States is expected to double by 20501
• The average age of cataract surgery patients is 733
• Post-operative eye drop regimens typically require multiple therapies

Dr. Eric Donnenfeld shares innovation in the treatment of post-operative inflammation following cataract surgery and what this means for post-surgical patient care. he shares some of the biggest challenges for post-surgical patient care and his insights on the latest technological advances that will affect the future of drug delivery to the eye.