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  • 09/02/2013 - 16:41 FEMCAT STUDY Cataract and Refractive, 2013, Sept An ambitious French study has been launched with the goal of determining the clinical and medico-economic benefit of femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery, according to Cedric Schweitzer MD.
  • 09/02/2013 - 16:34 DEFINING CATARACTS Cataract and Refractive, 2013, Sept As technologies evolve and national health systems become increasingly conscious of the need to reduce costs, there is perhaps a real rationale in redefining the current definition of cataract to enable greater account to be taken of quality of vision in its definition and diagnosis, according to Beatrice Cochener MD, PHD.
  • 07/16/2013 - 11:59 PHAKIC EXPLANTS Cataract and Refractive, 2013, Aug Endothelial cell loss and cataract were the two most common reasons for the removal of phakic IOLs cited in a long-term French study presented at the annual meeting of the French Implant and Refractive Surgery Association (SAFIR).
  • 07/16/2013 - 11:42 LISTEN TO PATIENTS Cataract and Refractive, 2013, Aug With multifocal intraocular lens near vision adds ranging from +2.5 to +4.0 D now available, the question arises: how much is enough?
  • 07/15/2013 - 17:41 FEMTOLASER SURGERY Cataract and Refractive, 2013, Aug, Headlines The LenSx (Alcon) femtosecond laser system is highly flexible in the performance of cataract surgery and may provide some important safety advantages over conventional ultrasound phacoemulsification, said Prof Jacek P Szaflik MD, PhD, Medical University of Warsaw, Poland
  • 07/15/2013 - 16:25 CORNEAL SURGERY Cataract and Refractive, 2013, Aug A device capable of accurately measuring epithelial thickness may prove beneficial in the planning of corneal refractive surgery as well as being a potentially useful tool in screening for suspect keratoconus - Georges Baikoff MD. Dr Baikoff
  • 05/01/2013 - 15:07 Improved Stability in Toric IOLs 2011, Cataract and Refractive, Sept Surgeons have two methods for correcting pre-existing corneal astigmatism during cataract surgery: We can perform arcuate incisions (typically limbal relaxing incisions or some modification of LRIs) or we can implant a toric IOL.
  • 05/01/2013 - 15:07 Dual-optic Accommodating IOLs 2012, Cataract and Refractive, Sept New generation of accommodating IOLs offers objective forward movement and significant pseudoaccommodative effect

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