Office-Based Surgery

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Is OBS Safe? Top 5 Questions Answered on the Safety of Office-Based Cataract Surgery

In a recent blog posted on Healio.com, Daniel Durrie, M.D., chairman of the board for iOR Partners, addresses the number one question surgeons ask when it comes to office-based surgery (OBS): Is OBS safe?  When cataract surgery transitioned from the hospital to the ASC in the ‘80s, the same concerns over safety existed. Now, we …

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Office-Based Surgery in the Current Climate

Pre COVID-19, most patients undergoing surgery experienced some level of anxiety, ranging from mild unease to severe panic attacks. Now, as practices reopen and surgeries resume, there is increased anxiety with concerns over safety. This health crisis presents an opportunity for physicians to rethink how they can improve surgical practices in the future. How can …

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