Cynthia Matossian: Analysis of potential impacts on cataract surgery candidates’ expectations and behaviors
Cataract surgery is one of the most commonly performed procedures in the United States. We were delighted to speak with Dr Cynthia Matossian (Matossian Eye Associates, New Hope, PA, USA) to discuss the findings from her national, noninterventional, cross-sectional, mixed methods survey that aimed to identify cataract surgery candidates’ knowledge, beliefs, and emotions as they relate to cataract surgery as well as to their behavioural intent to adhere to a doctor-recommended pre-surgical ocular surface prep routine.
- How has cataract surgery evolved in recent years and what are the popular assumptions about patient expectations? (0:20)
- What were the aims, design and patient population of your study? (1:14)
- What were the findings of the survey and what are the key take-home messages of this study? (3:00)
Disclosures: Cynthia Matossian is a consultant for Bruder – Hilco Vision.
Support: Interview and filming supported by Touch Medical Media Ltd. Interview conducted by Shanice Allen.
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