All posts in "laser cataract surgery"

Managing problems with Radial Keratotomy

By admin / March 5, 2013

Managing problems with Radial Keratotomy   What is RK?   Vertical deep incisions are made into the cornea in a spoke like fashion. Each incision causes the cornea to bulge around the incision and at the same time flattening the center of the cornea. Therefore the power of the cornea decreases and myopia or nearsightedness […]


No blades please- we are American

By admin / March 3, 2013

The laser precision is equally useful in wound creation. The precise openings allow the entry and exit of instruments and insertion of the pi without undue stress and consequently inadvertent enlarging of the wound. This prevents wound leakage at the end of the case and faster healing. Let us look at the splitting of the […]


Astigmatism treatment with laser cataract surgery

By admin / March 2, 2013

the arcuate incisions for decreasing the astigmatism are made. Either one or two incisions can be made. The length, the distance from the center and the depth of each astigmatic keratotomy incision can be coordinated independently. In the above pictures the bubbles serve asa guide to the location of the actual openings in the lens […]

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