• Cataract Information

    Posted on July 25th, 2011

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    Yag Capsulotomy for ‘After Cataract’ Lens Capsule Clouding

    Yag Capsulotomy for ‘After Cataract’ Lens Capsule Clouding

    Yag Capsulotomy for ‘After Cataract’ Lens Capsule Clouding Information for Patients and Doctors on the Laser Treatment of Anterior and Posterior Capsule Opacity and Contraction after Cataract Surgery. Videos of the treatment with special cases, Acrylic lenses, toric lenses, and Crystalens are shown. Presented by Ahad Mahootchi, MD

  • Cataract Information

    Posted on July 31st, 2010

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    Cataract surgery “must-haves”

    Cataract surgery “must-haves”

    by Michelle Dalton EyeWorld Contributing Editor A few key instruments, a trained staff, and preparation for the unexpected are all necessary components of a successful cataract surgery, experts say Cataract surgery is one of the safest procedures in today’s environment, but in order to ensure the best possible outcome, certain mainstays are necessary. Beyond the […]

  • Cataract Information

    Posted on July 29th, 2010

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    New phaco technology offers safety upgrades

    New phaco technology offers safety upgrades

    By Rich Daly EyeWorld Contributing Editor Many features of the new phaco systems and software aim to help surgeons increasingly focused on avoiding complications in even the most complicated cases Manufacturers of phacoemulsification systems have been trying to improve both safety and efficiency with every successive upgrade they have released over the last four decades. […]

  • Cataract Information

    Posted on July 27th, 2010

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    Cataract Surgery: Femto lasers in cataract surgery

    Cataract Surgery: Femto lasers in cataract surgery

    by Michelle Dalton EyeWorld Contributing Editor Three different platforms all promise better safety, efficacy, and consistency Using lasers to perform certain parts of cataract extraction harkens back to the days when Nd:YAG for posterior capsulotomy was first introduced. These days, the interest in using lasers has increased, as three companies are developing or have brought […]

  • Cataract Information

    Posted on July 7th, 2010

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    High Efficiency Cataract Surgery by Dr. Shawn Cohen

    High Efficiency Cataract Surgery by Dr. Shawn Cohen

    Cataract surgery is an elective procedure that is usually entirely up to the patient. Most people suffering from cataracts don’t bother with surgery unless the cataracts progress to the point where it causes serious visual impairments such as ghost images, faded colors, and degraded eyesight that cannot be corrected by glasses or contacts. If you […]

  • Cataract Information

    Posted on February 28th, 2010

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    Sarabia Vision now offer Oertli Catarhex for micro-incision cataract surgery

    Sarabia Vision now offer Oertli Catarhex for micro-incision cataract surgery

    The Oertli Catarhex is the current world leader in micro-incision cataract surgery. Using this great new machine I performed the first 2.2 mm cataract surgery in Bacolod City…the smallest incision ever done here. And implanted an injectible folding intraocular lens….

  • Cataract Information

    Posted on December 26th, 2009

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    Cold Phaco – A Study

    Cold Phaco – A Study

    This technique shows a reduced incidence of endothelial cell loss. By Maricruz Ciprés, MD In past issues of Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today, we discussed WhiteStar technology, a cold phacoemulsification technique by Allergan Surgical (Irvine, CA), which is capable of handling very hard cataracts. This technique significantly decreases the amount of energy delivered to the […]

  • Cataract Information

    Posted on November 14th, 2009

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    Cataract FAQs

    Cataract FAQs

    Cataract FAQs A cataract is a clouding of the eye’s lens that can cause vision problems. The most common type is related to aging. More than half of all Filipinos age 65 and older have a cataract. In the early stages, stronger lighting and eyeglasses may lessen vision problems caused by cataracts. At a certain […]