TITLE

Clinician reports advances made in corneal transplant procedures

AUTHOR(S)
Le Coq, Jennifer
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Primary Care Optometry News;Sep2008, Vol. 13 Issue 9, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Proceeding
ABSTRACT
Information about a report presented by Dr. Jonathan C. Song at the San Francisco Cornea, Cataract and Refractive Surgery Symposium in California in 2008 is presented. His report states that IntraLase enabled keratoplasty is an effective means for performing penetrating keratoplasty. He reported that femtosecond laser allows for multiple incision patterns, depending on the requirements of the surgery. Dr. Song also discusses new methods to treat bullous keratopathy and reviewed collagen cross-linking procedure for treating corneal thinning disorders.
ACCESSION #
34039349

 

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