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Outcomes of 450,000 cataract operations in the Netherlands

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Session Title: Practice Styles

Session Date/Time: Monday 07/10/2013 | 14:30-16:10

Paper Time: 15:15

Venue: Emerald (First Floor)

First Author: : Y.Henry THE NETHERLANDS

Co Author(s): :                  

Abstract Details


To provide the individual cataract surgeon solid data for benchmarking


Dutch Cataract Register


Web based cataract data system provided free of charge to every Dutch cataract surgeon.


The outcomes results of 450.000 cataract surgeries in the Netherlands are registered.Over the years there is a steady increase in data entries. Complcation rates of capsular rupture and dropped nucleus are decreasing.Endophthalmitis incidence is also decreasing over the years.


This Cataract register is a very valuable tool for the individual cataract surgeon to benchmark his outcomes and for quality improvement.

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