TITLE

Decagonal cuts enhance stability in femtosecond laser keratoplasty

PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
Ocular Surgery News Europe/Asia-Pacific Edition;Apr2008, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides information on decagonal cuts and its ability to enhance the stability in femtosecond laser keratoplasty. According to Mark Tomalla of the Niederrhein Clinic in Duisburg, Germany, decagonal-shaped cuts in corneal grafting allows easy suturing and provides an easy and exact positioning. Performing decagonal cuts during perforating keratoplasty is made possible by using special software developed by 20/10 Perfect Vision laser from Femtec.
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31655511

 

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