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Femtosecond Lasers: The Future

HomeLens and CataractSurgery for Cataract

Title:  Femtosecond Lasers: The Future
Author:  Alan Crandall
Date:  2013
Keywords/Main Subjects: Cataract; Cataract Surgery; Femtosecond laser; Femtosecond assisted cataract surgery; Effective lens position; Pseudoexfoliation; Marfan’s syndrome; Argentinian flag sign; Intumescent cataract
Diagnosis: 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.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_15025
Copyright statement: Copyright 2015. Please see terms of use page for more information.