Archive of: cataract surgery

  • Dropless cataract surgery

    Posted on April 10 2015


    In recent years, evidence to support the use of alternative methods for delivering antibiotics and steroids the eye after cataract surgery has grown, while the need for added coverage with prescription eye drops has increasingly been questioned. Dropless cataract surgery delivers the drugs into the anterior vitreous after the posterior chamber IOL has been implanted in the capsular bag.  This combination antibiotic- anti-inflammatory formulation is considered safe and eliminates the need for patients to use expensive eye drops after cataract surgery.  This also helps assure compliance and convenience for the surgery patient.  It is also less confusing for patients who tend to have a hard time remembering the drop schedule that tends to follow cataract surgery. Having to use eye drops can be a tremendous barrier for a patient, especially to those that do not have a support system. Visit one of our 8 locations including Fort Myers, Naples, and Cape Coral.

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  • Using Smartphones for Diagnostic Imaging

    Posted on December 26 2014


    he team behind a smartphone lens adapter and app—which allows users to conduct extensive eye exams on patients—has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise money for the new invention, according to Mashable.The eye exam kit, called Peek Retina, was created by a team of eye-care professionals (ECP), software developers, and product designers, and aims to increase access to high-quality eye care around the world, Mashable reported. The kit was developed through collaboration between the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, the University of Strathclyde, and the NHS Glasgow Centre for Ophthalmic Research. according to Mashable, the adapter is clipped over the camera of a smartphone to allow health workers to see inside the eye and capture high-quality images, which can then be sent to physicians for diagnosis. “It removes the need for traditional ophthalmoscopes and bulky cameras, enabling examinations in any part of the world.

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  • DR. LEWIS AND DR. QUIGLEY CATARACT VIDEO

    Posted on May 16 2014


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  • Our office and Physicians

    Posted on March 28 2014


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  • DR. QUIGLEY CATARACT VIDEO

    Posted on October 28 2013


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  • ENDOPHTHALMITIS

    Posted on September 16 2013


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  • DR. COLE CATARACT SURGERY

    Posted on July 23 2013


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  • COST OF CATARACT SURGERY

    Posted on June 25 2013


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  • ASC VS HOSPITAL OUTPATIENT

    Posted on June 17 2013


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  • New Treatments for Glaucoma

    Posted on May 24 2013


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