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Capsule Opacity Prevention by Laser Cleaning System

  Channels: Cataract Surgery | Posted 4/13/2011

Proliferation of lens epithelial cells is a major source of complications following cataract surgery. The authors present a new strategy to remove LECs to prevent a secondary cataract. With this technology, laser pulses hit the titanium target at the tip of the laser probe, generating shock waves to dislodge cells from the capsule which are then aspirated.


Accuracy Prevents Complications

ELENA ALBÉ, MD; WILLIAM B. TRATTLER, MD; AND RICHARD M. AWDEH, MD

read: CATARACT & REFRACTIVE SURGERY TODAY JULY 2011

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