The basics of femtosecond laser cataract surgery

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Abstract

Femtosecond lasers have been used for corneal flaps for years. Recently the problems of beam delivery through the ocular optic media has been solved. Precise incisions can be performed within the crystalline lens (fragmentation or liquefaction), on the anterior capsule and possible on the posterior capsule as well (capsulotomy) and in the cornea (customised geometry, size and position of the wounds). During the lecture the basics of femtolaser catarct surgery will be shown.

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