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ARVO: Cataract - Pushing for the Perfect Procedure

As another new technology aims to improve cataract surgery's safety, refinements in technique and lenses reflect continuing advances.  Cataract surgery enjoys a well-deserved reputation as one of the safest surgical procedures in medicine. Yet every year, it seems, there is a new technology, another innovation or a new approach to an old issue that pushes the envelope toward even greater safety and efficacy. This year’s ARVO abstracts continue that tradition. (Unless otherwise specified, these studies had no commercial support.)

Entire article available at: http://www.revophth.com/content/d/features/i/1494/c/28025/

Mark H. Blecher, MD, Chief Medical Editor, Review of Ophthalmology, 5/2/2011

Dr. Blecher is in private practice in Philadelphia. He is the co-director of the Cataract Service at Wills Eye Institute and the founding chief medical editor of the Review.

Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)

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