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Welcome to another edition of CEDARS/ASPENS Debates. CEDARS/ASPENS is a joint society of cornea, cataract and refractive surgery specialists, here to discuss some of the latest hot topics in ophthalmology.
One topic that has been debated over the years is the use of topical anesthetics for patients with corneal abrasions. It has become more common among ER physicians to prescribe low-dose topical anesthetics for these patients and then schedule follow-up with an ophthalmologist. Most ophthalmologists have been trained that the use of these drops will actually delay healing and lead to further
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Ophthalmology is the branch of medicine that is devoted to the study and treatment of eye diseases. As well as mild visual defects correctable by lenses, ophthalmology is concerned with glaucoma, uveitis and other serious conditions affecting the eye, ...