1. Preoperative spectral-domain optical coherence tomography in cataract surgery

    Preoperative spectral-domain optical coherence tomography in cataract surgery

    We read with interest the article by Abdelmassih et al.1 regarding the role and cost-effectiveness of preoperative spectral-domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT) in patients having cataract surgery. In their study, the macular SD-OCT was abnormal in 26.7% of eyes overall and in 17.5% of eyes when only anomalies not seen on fundus examination were taken into consideration.1 These results are somewhat different from those in previous studies reporting only pathological macular findings in patients having routine cataract surgery.

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