Acceptance of FLACS in flux
4 monthes ago - By Healio
Femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery, or FLACS, has been available to the U.S. cataract surgeon for just under 8 years. In the following commentary, I will mix some facts with some opinions and clinical impressions, which is what every surgeon finds themselves doing when deciding whether or not to adopt FLACS in their practice. Then I will tell you what my nine cataract surgeon partners and I are doing at Minnesota Eye Consultants, or MEC.
First, a few disclosures. I was on the medical advisory board for LenSx from inception and acquired in collaboration with Sightpath Medical one of
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Can a manual capsulotomy be as effective as a laser-assisted capsulotomy during cataract surgery?
4 monthes ago - By Healio
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Title: Community Choirs Can Be Social Salvation for Seniors Category: Health News Created: 11/9/2018 12:00:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 11/9/2018 12:00:00 AM