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IV Free References

ARTICLE: MKO Melt: Here is what we’ve learned: One practice has used the anesthetic-pain pill since its release. The author shares patient selection, other pearls.
http://www.ophthalmologymanagement.com/issues/2017/march-2017/mko-melt-here-is-what-we-8217;ve-learned

ARTICLE: IV-free sedation may help anxious cataract patients
http://ophthalmologytimes.modernmedicine.com/ophthalmologytimes/news/iv-free-sedation-may-help-anxious-cataract-patients?page=0,0

ARTICLE: Meet the MKO Melt, a sublingual sedative for cataract surgery
http://www.ophthalmologymanagement.com/mkomelting

ARTICLE: Sublingual Sedation Melts Away Pain
http://crstoday.com/2016/06/sublingual-sedation-melts-away-pain/

VIDEO: Sublingual sedation aids cataract surgery
http://www.healio.com/ophthalmology/cataract-surgery/news/online/%7Bba113137-b894-482f-b290-204f120b77c7%7D/video-sublingual-sedation-aids-cataract-surgery

VIDEO: Surgeon shares experience incorporating MKO Melts into practice
http://www.healio.com/ophthalmology/cataract-surgery/news/online/%7B20f428ca-d42d-456c-a690-e251a6f5b02c%7D/video-surgeon-shares-experience-incorporating-mko-melts-into-practice

VIDEO: Sublingual sedation relieves patient anxiety before cataract surgery
http://www.healio.com/ophthalmology/cataract-surgery/news/online/%7B11731844-bb2f-4bc5-a3e1-1917f2086e71%7D/video-sublingual-sedation-relieves-patient-anxiety-before-cataract-surgery

VIDEO: Surgeon discusses new oral conscious sedation formula
http://www.healio.com/ophthalmology/cataract-surgery/news/online/%7Be3863815-9a10-4130-a7e0-fa107ac249f1%7D/video-surgeon-discusses-new-oral-conscious-sedation-formula

VIDEO: Eyewire TV
http://eyetube.net/series/daily-coverage-new-orleans-2016/enahe/

VIDEO: Dr. Chu
http://www.healio.com/ophthalmology/cataract-surgery/news/online/%7Bcb765e97-b163-4c79-982a-ec69f461ade5%7D/video-iv-free-anesthesia-contributes-to-smooth-patient-experience

LessDrops

Combination Drop Therapy: The Game Changer Gary Wörtz, MD
http://millennialeye.com/online-exclusives/combination-drop-therapy-the-game-changer/

Simplifying Postoperative LASIK Care: A compounded formulation of topical postsurgical medications can enhance patients’ compliance. William F. Wiley, MD
http://crstoday.com/articles/2015-aug/simplifying-postoperative-lasik-care/

The effect of drug pricing on cataract surgery Dropless or less drops may improve cost, convenience, compliance By Bret Fisher MD, Gene Wong OD FAAO
http://optometrytimes.modernmedicine.com/optometrytimes/news/effect-drug-pricing-cataract-surgery?page=0,0

Dropless

Transzonular intravitreal injection eases treatment burden after cataract surgery ( Contains Tyson’s study info)
http://ophthalmologytimes.modernmedicine.com/ophthalmologytimes/news/transzonular-intravitreal-injection-eases-treatment-burden-after-cataract-surgery?page=0,0

Dropless Middle School: Pearls for the Intermediate Dropless Surgeon Ahad Mahootchi, MD
http://millennialeye.com/articles/2016-mar-apr/dropless-middle-school-pearls-for-the-intermediate-dropless-surgeon/

Intraocular antibiotic prophylaxis in best interests of patients Richard Lindstrom, MD
http://www.healio.com/ophthalmology/cornea-external-disease/news/print/ocular-surgery-news/%7Bd0b264d1-e33c-48ea-824b-aad633f22477%7D/intraocular-antibiotic-prophylaxis-in-best-interests-of-patients

Scientific evidence mounting for superior outcomes with dropless cataract surgery Approach shown to provide improved infection, inflammation prevention than previous methods Kevin M. Barber, MD
http://ophthalmologytimes.modernmedicine.com/ophthalmologytimes/news/scientific-evidence-mounting-superior-outcomes-dropless-cataract-surgery

Substantial Economic Benefit of “Dropless” Cataract Surgery Vance Thompson, MD
http://eyetubeod.com/2016/04/substantial-economic-benefit-of–dropless-cataract-surgery