Archive November 2012 XIII, No. 11

Laser Cataracts

Will bladeless surgery catch on?

Daniel Cook, Executive Editor

precise capsulorhexis GREATER ACCURACYFemtosecond lasers let surgeons create a more precise capsulorhexis, which can lead to improved post-op vision.

To cut with a laser or with a scalpel? In cataract surgery, the machine vs. manual debate has been raging ever since femtosecond laser cataract surgery made its U.S. debut a little more than a year ago.

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