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    Fad or Future: Femtosecond Laser Refractive Cataract Surgery

    Cataract/Anterior Segment, Refractive Mgmt/Intervention


    This presentation by Dr. Roger Steinert reviews how the femtosecond laser produces a photodisruptive process in targeted tissues, and can be used for multiple steps in cataract surgery including primary and sideport incisions, astigmatic keratotomy, anterior capsulotomy, and nuclear preparation. Dr. Steinert also descibes the clinical and refractive outcomes using the femtosecond laser, as well as the benefits and disadvantages of adopting the technology in the near future.