Is Laser Assisted Cataract Surgery As Good As Standard Surgery

Conventional phacoemulcification remains standard method of cataract surgery, but fLACS allows more accuracy, precision and reproducibility. New York (Reuters Health) – provided outcome of study comparing Femtosecond laser asissted catarct surgery (FLACS) and conventional phaoemulcification catarac surgry from a noninferiority trial. It is found that, there is no statistically significant difference in the study conducted on 785 patients by Dr Day and colleagues in three different hospitals in UK. “The laser, despite being very precise, did not translate into better visual outcomes”, Dr Alexander C. Day of Moorfields Eye hospital and UCL Instituteof Ophthalmology, London.

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