TITLE

Simultaneous bilateral cataract surgery courts controversy in US but has wider use abroad

AUTHOR(S)
Boyle, Erin L.
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Ocular Surgery News;12/10/2008, Vol. 26 Issue 23, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the increasing popularity of simultaneous bilateral cataract surgery (SBCS) worldwide. The technique is cited as the way of the future for cataract surgery that saves millions of dollars in health care funds and restoring patients' full vision faster. In spite of the growing popularity of the technique, it has raised controversy in the U.S.
ACCESSION #
36047717

 

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