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Traditional vs. Laser Cataract Surgery

Laser Cataract Surgery uses a femtosecond laser to perform many of the surgical steps that were traditionally performed by hand. The precise, reproducible steps performed by the laser mean better lens positioning, less trauma to the eye, and more predictable visual results which are especially important with LifeStyle Lens Implants 김어준의 파파이스.

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Laser Incisions vs 전투3 다운로드. Blade Incisions

To begin, a stair-step incision is created on the edge of the cornea with the laser instead of with a blade. The incision is self-sealing and rarely needs suturing 다운로드.

The laser then creates an opening in the thin capsular membrane that surrounds the natural lens to provide an opening to remove the cataract 리더 읽는 자. Studies have shown that less than 10% of manual capsulorhexis, which is made with a bent or shaped needle, have been able to achieve the same accuracy that is produced with laser cataract surgery Rpg mv download.

The laser also softens the nucleus as it is divided into manageable pieces, thereby allowing the cataract to be removed using less ultrasound energy. This is beneficial because there is less inflammation during surgery, making the procedure less traumatic to the eye.