TITLE

Remembering a visionary

AUTHOR(S)
Nozar, Robert A.
PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
Ophthalmology Times;6/15/2004, Vol. 29 Issue 12, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Profiles Charles D. Kelman, the father of phacoemulsification in ophthalmology in the U.S. Views of people who knew him personally; Discussion of the life of Kelman; Contributions made by Kelman to the medical community. INSETS: Dr. Kelman celebrated a 'triumph of love' for life;Memorial contributions.
ACCESSION #
13644110

 

Related Articles

  • How a jolt and a bolt in a dentist's chair revolutionized cataract surgery. Goldstein, Joseph L. // Nature Medicine;Oct2004, Vol. 10 Issue 10, p1032 

    Reports on the development of a simple, small-incision cataract operation pioneered by Charles D. Kelman, recipient of the 2004 Lasker Clinical Medical Research Award. Use of phacoemulsification which involved making a small, self-sealing incision in the cornea; Discovery of the idea of...

  • Surgeons offer ways to minimize endothelial damage during phaco. Nale, Pat // Ocular Surgery News;3/10/2009, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p17 

    The article discusses several ways to lessen the damage of phacoemulsification on the endothelium. It is inferred that there are many types of viscoelastic products available, but it is important to choose the right type depending on the surgery to be done. The importance of controlling the...

  • Bilateral Glokomlu Hastalarda T-Flux ve SK Gel Implantasyonlu Derin Sklerektomi Ameliyatlarinin Erken D�nem Sonu�larinin Karsilastirilmasi. Mes�i, Cem; �zd�ker, Levent; Erbil, Hasan H. // Glokom-Katarakt/Journal of Glaucoma-Cataract;Sep2007, Vol. 2 Issue 3, p163 

    Purpose: To compare clinical success rates of deep sclerectomy operations by applying SK Gel and T-Flux implants to the each eyes of the patients who had bilateral glaucoma. Materials and Methods: In this prospective randomized clinical study 20 eyes of 10 glaucoma patients were operated by deep...

  • Fakoem�lsifikasyon Cerrahisi Sonrasi, Ps�doeksfoliasyon Sendromlu Olgularin Merkezi Kornea Kalinliklarinin, Normal Bireylerle Karsilastirilmasi. �ankaya, Ali B�lent; Elgin, Ufuk; Karahan, Sevilay; Zilelioglu, Orhan // Glokom-Katarakt/Journal of Glaucoma-Cataract;Sep2007, Vol. 2 Issue 3, p157 

    Purpose: To compare the central corneal thickness (CCT) measurements of the cases with pseudoexfoliation syndrome (PXS) and normal subjects after uncomplicated phacoemulsification surgery. Materials and Methods: 31 normal subjects (Group 1) and 29 cases with PXS (Group 2) who had undergone...

  • Comparison of Phacoemulsification and Planned Extracapsular Cataract Extraction in Combined Pars Plana Vitrectomy and Posterior Chamber Intraocular Lens Implantation. Sheng-Yao Hsu; Wen-Chung Wu // Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers & Imaging;Mar/Apr2005, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p108 

    BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: To compare two kinds of cataract removal methods combined with pars plana vitrectomy and posterior chamber intraocular lens (PC-IOL) implantation. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Cataract removal was performed by either phacoemulsification or extracapsular cataract extraction...

  • Updated technology reduces fluid use in phaco. Hasson, Matt; Olson, Randall J. // Ocular Surgery News;11/10/2008, Vol. 26 Issue 21, p9 

    The article discusses research which compared the efficacy of the WhiteStar Signature system, a phacoemulsification platform, with the Sovereign system. The study was conducted by Daniel A. Black of Sunshine Eye Clinic. Findings showed that the WhiteStar consumed 11% less fluid than Sovereign,...

  • Surgeons Step Back From Bimanual Phaco. Bethke, Walter // Review of Ophthalmology;Mar2007 Part 1 of 2, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p59 

    The article reports on the survey conducted to surgeons regarding their interest in using the technique bimanual phacoemulsification (bimanual phaco) for cataract surgery in the U.S. It showed that 16% of surgeons performed it in 2007 compared to 14% last 2006. However, only 9% say that they're...

  • Phaco machine sets new benchmark for cataracts. Guttman, Cheryl; Fine, I. Howard // Ophthalmology Times;02/01/2000, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p42 

    Presents information on phacoemulsification machine used for cataract. Function of the surgical equipment; Details on the fluidics system of the machine; Explanation on its ultrasound delivery system.

  • Cataract and Refractive Surgery.  // Current Medical Literature: Ophthalmology;2009, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p100 

    This section presents information on studies dealing with cataract and refractive surgery. A review containing summary of formulae that can correct effect of refractive surgery to patients who underwent cataract surgery is presented. Patients undergoing cataract surgery at Bristol Eye Infirmary...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics