Pointers for Preventing Cataract Surgery Infections

Cataract surgery is an extremely safe procedure performed countless times without incident, but that doesn’t mean surgeons can ignore the importance of limiting the risk of post-op infections. “It’s crucial,” says ophthalmologist Jeff Boyd, MD, the physician-owner and medical director of Surgical Eye Associates of Delaware in Newark. “Cataracts are low-risk, but you should do all you can to drive infection risks even lower.”

Source: Outpatient Surgery