Study investigates effects of cataract surgery on AMD

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February 22, 2021

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Aggarwal K. Should having cataract surgery affect follow-up appointments in patients with wet AMD? Presented at: European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons winter meeting; Feb. 19-21, 2021 (virtual meeting).

Disclosures: Aggarwal reports no relevant financial disclosures.

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Patients with age-related macular degeneration who are undergoing cataract surgery should be seen within 4 weeks after surgery and appropriately treated within 14 days if required.

“It is possible that cataract surgery may reactivate wet AMD or make dry AMD turn wet,” Kavita Aggarwal, MD, said at the virtual European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons winter meeting…

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