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Cataract surgery quality and capacity

Campbell RJ, Ten Hove MW, El-Defrawy SR, Hooper PL. Healthc Q. 2019; 22(1):6-10. Epub 2019 Apr 1. DOI: 10.12927/hcq.2019.25843.


Cataract surgery is the most common operation performed in most developed countries, including Canada. Nuanced, evidence-driven policies are needed to ensure appropriate access to this sight-saving operation while maintaining the highest standards in quality of care. The Vision Health Services Research Program at Queen's University, in partnership with members of the Ontario Provincial Vision Task Force, has developed evidence to inform policies aimed at optimizing both access and quality across the eye care spectrum.

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