Femtosecond Lasers: The Future
Title: Femtosecond Lasers: The Future
Author: Alan Crandall
Keywords/Main Subjects: Cataract; Cataract Surgery; Femtosecond laser; Femtosecond assisted cataract surgery; Effective lens position; Pseudoexfoliation; Marfan’s syndrome; Argentinian flag sign; Intumescent cataract
Brief Description: This is a review of the advantages and disadvantages, as compared to traditional phacoemulsification, of femtosecond laser assisted cataract surgery. Surgicalvideo of femtosecond cataract surgery is presented. A description of techniques of femtosecond-assisted cataract surgery is undertaken. Many cases of difficult cataract surgery including pseudoexfoliation, marfan’s syndrome, intumescent cataract, and loose zonules are shown.
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds