TITLE

Cataract & Refractive Surgery

AUTHOR(S)
Karpecki, Paul M.
PUB. DATE
May 2012
SOURCE
Review of Optometry;5/15/2012, Vol. 149 Issue 5, p64
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the effectiveness of penetrating corneal surgery and cataract prevention procedures in optimizing visual outcomes and treating cornea diseases. He addresses improvements in more conventional refractive surgical procedures. He also examines new ideas for preventing cataracts and offers updates on the femtosecond laser.
ACCESSION #
76143520

 

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