Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery

The Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery (JCRS), a preeminent peer-reviewed monthly ophthalmology publication, is the official journal of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) and the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS). JCRS publishes high quality articles on all aspects of anterior segment surgery. In addition to original clinical studies, the journal features a consultation section, practical techniques, important cases, and reviews as well as basic science articles.

The Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery is mailed monthly to all ASCRS members, available online, and on the iPhone app. You can also join if you are not a member.

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Preoperative optimization of ocular surface disease before cataract surgery

Cataract surgery is an ocular surface–damaging procedure that will induce or aggravate dry-eye disease. The presence of dry eye and its risk factors should be evaluated preoperatively.

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