New Review of the LenSx Laser - A Review of Current Literature on its use in Cataract Surgery

Apr 26, 2016, 08:00 ET from touchOPHTHALMOLOGY

LONDON, April 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

John Davidson US Ophthalmic Review, 2016;9(1):16-20 DOI: http://doi.org/10.17925/USOR.2016.09.01.16

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Published recently in US Ophthalmic Review, the peer-reviewed journal from touchOPHTHALMOLOGY, John Davidson discusses how laser cataract surgery (LCS) offers several surgical advantages over manual cataract surgery: the laser fragments the lens and creates corneal incisions and capsulotomies with a level of precision, control and reproducibility unachievable with manual techniques. The literature continues to expand and demonstrate many of the surgical benefits of LCS. There are important distinctions among the various femtosecond laser platforms that affect surgical technique. This review consolidates, organizes, and summarizes key published literature on the LenSx® Laser.

The full peer-reviewed, open-access article is available here:

http://doi.org/10.17925/USOR.2016.09.01.16

Disclosure: John Davidson, MD, is a paid consultant to Alcon.

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