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Hyperopic astigmatism requires mandatory customized treatment

March 18, 2011
ROME — Customized treatment with specific laser software is mandatory in the refractive correction of hyperopic astigmatism, according to a…
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Femtosecond-guided LASIK enhancement has minimal trauma, reduced rate of epithelial ingrowth

March 18, 2011
ROME — A new technique of LASIK enhancement using a femtosecond laser allows for easy flap re-lifting, minimal trauma and significantly reduced…
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Angle-supported phakic IOL shows absence of long-term complications

March 18, 2011
ROME — An angle-supported phakic IOL has good refractive results, is well-tolerated and shows no long-term complications, according to a…
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Better tailoring may be needed for accommodating lenses

March 18, 2011
ROME — Currently available accommodating IOLs are too large to perform true accommodation movements, a clinician said here. "We need to abandon…
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Surgeon: Future of refractive cataract surgery is femtosecond laser-assisted phaco

March 17, 2011
ROME — Femtosecond laser-assisted phacoemulsification is a step forward in refractive cataract surgery, according to Lucio Buratto, MD. …
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Lens implantation improves vision in eyes with stabilized or subclinical keratoconus

March 17, 2011
ROME — A phakic implantable Collamer lens can be an option for the correction of compound and myopic astigmatism in eyes with subclinical…
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Microkeratome stands up well in comparison with femtosecond laser

March 16, 2011
ROME — For the creation of thin LASIK flaps, a microkeratome stood up well in a comparison with femtosecond lasers, a surgeon said. Aylin…
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New device provides multi-measurement assessment of corneal properties after cross-linking

March 16, 2011
ROME — A new device with corneal visualization may be a breakthrough in the assessment of corneal properties before and after cross-linking. The…