LifestyleMidday Maryland


Dr. Eric Donnenfeld

Posted at 1:40 PM, May 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-01 13:40:54-04

Cataract surgery is the most common surgery performed in the US, and after care is vitally important. Eyedrops are essential to the healing process, but elderly patients can easily miss or mix up does, or may not have the dexterity to get the drops in correctly. Improper healing can result in blurry or lost vision, post operative infections, or repeated surgeries.

Dexycu is an FDA approved steroid that can be inserted in the eye during surgery. The proper dose of medication is time released and single use. Dexycu eliminates the need for post operative eyedrops and cuts down on user error.

Learn more here.