Mittleman Eye Introduces the Alcon PanOptix Lens

Mittleman Eye among the first in Palm Beach County to offer the Alcon PanOptix Lens. Alcon, the global leader in eye care, introduces the FDA-approved AcrySof® IQ PanOptix® Trifocal Intraocular Lens (IOL), the first and only trifocal lens for U.S. patients undergoing cataract surgery. PanOptix is clinically shown to deliver an exceptional combination of near,…

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New Location in Jupiter, Florida Opening Soon!

We are proud to announce that due to our remarkable growth in Palm Beach County, we are soon opening a new location in Jupiter, FL. In addition to our main location in West Palm Beach, we will continue to offer the same friendly service at our new address on 601 University Blvd (corner of Military…

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Introducing the New Kahook Dual Blade

The Kahook Dual Blade (KDB) is an elegant, single-use, ophthalmic blade that makes parallel incisions in the trabecular meshwork (TM) and inner wall of the Canal of Schlemm. The device has a micro-engineered profile which allows for insertion into the eye through a clear cornea micro incision. The surgical grade stainless steel body is comprised…

Cataract Surgery and Mortality in the United States Medicare Population

Purpose To determine the association between cataract surgery and all-cause mortality in United States Medicare patients with cataract. Design Retrospective cohort study. Participants A 5% random sample of United States Medicare beneficiaries with a diagnosis of cataract from the 2002 through 2012 Denominator and Physician/Supplier Part B files. Methods The exposure of interest was cataract…

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Association Between Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D Levels and Age-Related Cataracts.

Purpose To investigate associations between serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels and age-related cataracts. Setting Department of Ophthalmology, College of Medicine, Catholic University of Korea, South Korea. Design Observational cross-sectional study. Methods Participants aged 40 years or older in the fourth (2008 to 2009) and fifth (2010 to 2012) Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (KNHANES) had evaluation…

Cataract Surgery in Patients with Bilateral Advanced Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

Cataract Surgery in Patients with Bilateral Advanced Age-Related Macular Degeneration Measurement of visual acuity and quality of life PURPOSE: To measure the change in visual acuity and vision-related quality of life in patients with both age-related cataract and bilateral age-related macular degeneration (AMD) after cataract surgery. SETTING: Department of Ophthalmology, Shanghai General Hospital, Shanghai Jiao…

Evolution of Cataract Surgery

Who developed the techniques that changed the way we treat patients who have cataracts? Cataract surgery, as we know it today, has become a fairly simple procedure for patients that often requires less than 15 minutes and minimal recovery time. But, like most other surgeries, it hasn’t always been this way, says Andrew Lam, MD,…