Effectiveness and safety of femtosecond laser-assisted lens fragmentation and anterior capsulotomy versus the manual technique in cataract surgery.

@article{Reddy2013EffectivenessAS,
  title={Effectiveness and safety of femtosecond laser-assisted lens fragmentation and anterior capsulotomy versus the manual technique in cataract surgery.},
  author={K. Siva Prasad Reddy and Jochen Kandulla and Gerd Uwe Auffarth},
  journal={Journal of cataract and refractive surgery},
  year={2013},
  volume={39 9},
  pages={1297-306}
}
PURPOSE To evaluate the effectiveness and safety of cataract surgery using femtosecond laser-assisted lens fragmentation and anterior capsulotomy versus manual cataract surgery. SETTING MaxiVision Eye Hospital, Begumpet, Hyderabad, India. DESIGN Randomized controlled open-label multisurgeon prospective trial. METHODS Patients (at least 18 years old) were randomized to femtosecond laser-assisted lens prefragmentation and capsulotomy or manual capsulorhexis and standard phacoemulsification… CONTINUE READING

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