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Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery: Technology, Outcome, Future Directions, and Modern Applications

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Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery: Technology, Outcome, Future Directions, and Modern Applications

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Wolters Kluwer Health
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2162-0989
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2475-5028
DOI
10.22608/APO.2017159
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Downloaded from http://journals.lww.com/apjoo by BhDMf5ePHKbH4TTImqenVA5KvPVPZ0P5BEgU+IUTEfzO/GUWifn2IfwcEVVH9SSn on 06/04/2020 REVIEW ARTICLE Femtosecond Laser–Assisted Cataract Surgery: Technology, Outcome, Future Directions, and Modern Applications Joobin Hooshmand, MBBS, BMedSci,* and Brendan J. Vote, MBBS*† materials and methods Abstract: Since its introduction in 2009, femtosecond laser‒assisted We conducted a PubMed search for all publications relat‑ cataract surgery (FLACS) has promised to revolutionize cataract sur‑ ing to FLACS using the search term “femtosecond cataract sur‑ gery. Despite its promise, the assessment of FLACS’s perceived ben‑ gery”. We did not use any date restrictions in the search. We last efits has proven to be far more complicated than initially might have searched PubMed in April 2017. Of the initial 584 articles found, been thought. Most studies to date have not provided validation of 144 were considered relevant for the purposes of this review after FLACS technology as a clinically significant advancement on our cur‑ careful study of all titles and abstracts. The authors then rated rent techniques. We review FLACS technology and outcomes, includ‑ these according to relevance, scientific merit, and introduction of ing detailed analysis of safety, efficacy, cost‑ effectiveness, and future new knowledge, with particular focus on those articles providing prospects using data from the

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The Asia-Pacific Journal of OphthalmologyWolters Kluwer Health

Published: Jul 1, 2017

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