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It is not clear whether femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery (FLACS) alters retinal and choroidal thickness. The goal of the present study was to determine the changes of retinal and choroidal thicknesses in patients who have undergone FLACS compared to patients who have undergone conventional phacoemulsification surgery (CPS).
Allocation: Non-Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery, Conventional phacoemulsification cataract surgery, Tropicamide, Proparacaine hydrochloride
Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center, Sun Yat-sen University
Sun Yat-sen University
Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-09-11T18:01:20-0400
Since femtosecond laser was approved for cataract surgery by FDA in 2010, femtosecond laser assisted cataract surgery (FLACS) has demonstrated high precision of capsulotomy, reduced phacoe...
This study is aimed to compare the clinical outcomes in Ziemer LDV Z8 femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery versus conventional phacoemulsification cataract surgery
The study design will be a prospective study comparing laser-assisted cataract extraction cases and traditional manual phacoemulsification cases. All cases will be performed by faculty-sup...
Phacoemulsification in eyes with a shallow anterior chamber (ACD < 2.2mm) presents with problems of safe access to the cataract and increased vulnerability of the endothelium and a higher ...
Patients with bilateral age related cataract will be included in the study. Manual cataract surgery (MCS) will be performed in one eye and laser cataract surgery (LCS) in the corresponding...
To evaluate the effect of preoperative intraocular pressure (IOP) and the vacuum level on IOP during femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery.
Reduction of intraoperative complications in phacoemulsification cataract surgery.
Cataract is a common ailment of the old age hindering daily activities leading to poor quality of life due to poor vision. It is the commonest cause of treatable blindness. In practice, extracapsular ...
Astigmatism correction in cataract surgery is a common surgical challenge. Although there are numerous approaches to its treatment during cataract surgery, there remains a lack of consensus on what le...
Phacotrabeculectomy was more effective in reducing intraocular pressure (IOP) and glaucoma drugs than phacoemulsification alone in primary angle-closure glaucoma (PACG) eyes with cataract but was asso...
The making of a continuous circular tear in the anterior capsule during cataract surgery in order to allow expression or phacoemulsification of the nucleus of the lens. (Dorland, 28th ed)
A technique utilizing a laser coupled to a catheter which is used in the dilatation of occluded blood vessels. This includes laser thermal angioplasty where the laser energy heats up a metal tip, and direct laser angioplasty where the laser energy directly ablates the occlusion. One form of the latter approach uses an EXCIMER LASER which creates microscopically precise cuts without thermal injury. When laser angioplasty is performed in combination with balloon angioplasty it is called laser-assisted balloon angioplasty (ANGIOPLASTY, BALLOON, LASER-ASSISTED).
Partial or complete opacity on or in the lens or capsule of one or both eyes, impairing vision or causing blindness. The many kinds of cataract are classified by their morphology (size, shape, location) or etiology (cause and time of occurrence). (Dorland, 27th ed)
A procedure for removal of the crystalline lens in cataract surgery in which an anterior capsulectomy is performed by means of a needle inserted through a small incision at the temporal limbus, allowing the lens contents to fall through the dilated pupil into the anterior chamber where they are broken up by the use of ultrasound and aspirated out of the eye through the incision. The small incision allows the surgeon to use very few or even no stitches to close the tiny wound. There is usually no need for hospitalization and patients may resume most activities within days. (Cline, et al., Dictionary of Visual Science, 4th ed & In Focus 1993;1(1):1)
Loss of CORNEAL ENDOTHELIUM usually following intraocular surgery (e.g., cataract surgery) or due to FUCHS' ENDOTHELIAL DYSTROPHY; ANGLE-CLOSURE GLAUCOMA; IRITIS; or aging.
Ophthalmology is the branch of medicine that is devoted to the study and treatment of eye diseases. As well as mild visual defects correctable by lenses, ophthalmology is concerned with glaucoma, uveitis and other serious conditions affecting the eye, ...
Surgery is a technology consisting of a physical intervention on tissues. All forms of surgery are considered invasive procedures; so-called "noninvasive surgery" usually refers to an excision that does not penetrate the structure being exci...