Every site had its own trick to get the patient head in the correct alignment for laser treatment; towels, wadded-up scrubs, pillows, and more. At Sightpath Medical, we do more than 60,000 cataract surgeries each year and more than 75,000 laser-assisted cataract cases since 2013, so we’ve seen a lot.
A research team composed of scientists from the Philippines, United Kingdom, and the United States found that – compared to manual clear corneal incisions (CCI) – femtosecond laser-constructed incisions achieve better wound sealability, a quality that may reduce the risk of surgical complications.
Your patients are more than their eyes. When it comes to determining the right IOL for patients, ophthalmologists don’t only need to look at the patient’s unique ocular anatomy – they also need to look at their career, their hobbies, and their personality traits.